Andrew S. Parsons

Andrew S. Parsons, MD

General Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Care
Call 434.243.0763
Primary Location:
University Hospital

1215 Lee St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine
Clinical Practice:
Palliative Care, Geriatrics
Assistant Professor

Andrew Parsons, MD, MPH, is an assistant professor of medicine and hospitalist in the UVA Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine. He sees patients in the hospital with a wide variety of illnesses, both before and after surgery.

Parsons is actively involved in training future providers. He is assistant program director for the UVA Internal Medicine Residency Program and director of clinical skills for UVA School of Medicine, coaching and teaching clinical skills to residents and medical students. He is a faculty representative and director of continuing education for the High Value Practice Academic Alliance and is active on the UVA Committee on Residency Education.

Parsons chairs the UVA Clinical Reasoning Subcommittee, a multidisciplinary group focused on remediation for residents and fellows who struggle with clinical reasoning. His research interests include high-value care, clinical reasoning, quality improvement and remediation. He is also associate editor for NEJM Journal Watch Hospital Medicine.

Originally from Tennessee, Parsons earned a Master of Public Health, focusing on global health and epidemiology, at Emory University before attending East Tennessee State University for medical school. He completed residency training at UVA.

His wife, Laura Parsons, MD, is in the OB-GYN department at the University of Virginia. They enjoy spending time with their daughter, Grayce, along with hiking, traveling, cooking and trying new local restaurants.

East Tennessee State University
University of Virginia