Nathaniel W. Parker, MD

Nathaniel Parker

Nathaniel W. Parker, MD

Member of Mammoth Hospital Medical Staff Since 2019



Board Certification

American Board of Anesthesiology Diplomate


Residency Training

Cedars - Sinai Medical Center - Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care


Cedars-Sinai Medical Center - Department of Surgery

Medical Degree

Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA - MD

Undergraduate Degree

James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA - BA

Teaching or Professional Positions

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care 2011-2019 Cedars-Sinai

Attending General and Liver Transplant Anesthesiologist 2011-2019 Cedars-Sinai

IRB - 3 Committee Member Cedars Sinai 2011-2019 Cedars Sinai

Executive Green Committee 2011-2015

Professional Memberships

American Medical Association

American Society of Anesthesiologists

American Board of Anesthesiology

Honors & Awards

Leo G. Rigler Award for Academic Achievement Cedars-Sinai

Chief Resident Anesthesiology Cedars Sinai


Dr. Nathaniel Parker is the Director of Anesthesiology at Mammoth Hospital. He is grateful to live in Mammoth and loves our tight-knit community. In his spare time, Dr. Parker enjoys breathing and movement. When he isn’t working, he likes to skate ski, snowboard, ski, trail run, mountain bike, play Jiu-Jitsu or hang with his boys.


Research Papers (Peer-Reviewed)

1. Yumul R, Elvir-Lazo OL, White PF, Sloninsky A, Kaplan M, Kariger R, Naruse R, Parker N.W., Pham C, Zhang X, Wender R. “Comparison of Three Video Laryngoscopy Devices to Direct Laryngoscopy for Intubating Obese Patients: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of Clinical Anesthesia 31:71-77; (May 2016). DOI: 10.1016/j.clinane.2015.12.042 PMID: 27185681

Letters to the Editor (Peer-Reviewed)

1. Parker N.W., Behringer E.C., “Nitrous Oxide: A Global Toxicological Effect to Consider”. Anesthesiology, 110(5):1195 (2009 May) PMID: 19387192

Book Reviews (Peer-Reviewed)

1. Parker N.W. Book Review, “Core Clinical Competencies in Anesthesiology: A Case Based Approach”, Christopher Gallagher, MD, Anesthesia & Analgesia 2010.

2. Parker N.W. Book Review, “Essential Anesthesia: From Science to Practice”, Second Edition T.Y. Euliano, Anesthesia & Analgesia 2011.


1. Ioffe V, Sandu A, Parker N.W., “Primary Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma of the Trachea: Case Series and Literature Review” Lung Cancer. Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic Oncology. Chicago, Illinois, November 2004 (S74-S75).

2. Parker N.W., Behringer E.C., “Use of the Supreme LMA (SLMA) in the Prone Position for Thoracic Kyphoplasty”. Western Anesthesia Residents Conference (WARC), Palm Springs, California, May 2009.

3. Parker N.W., Naruse R, Kaplan M, Behringer E.C., “Difficult Fiberoptic Intubation Secondary to Sinusoidal Ewing Sarcoma”. American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Meeting, San Diego, California, October 2010.

4. Parker N.W., Naruse R, Behringer E.C. “A Difficult Fiberoptic Intubation Secondary to Ewing Sarcoma”. Presented at Western Anesthesia Residents Conference (WARC), Anaheim, CA 2010.

5. Parker N.W. “An Audit on the Recyclability of Operating Room Waste”. Western Anesthesia Resident Conference (WARC), Anaheim, CA 2010.

6. Yumul R, Elvir-Lazo OL, White PF, Parker N.W., Gonzalez J, Kaplan M, Wender R. “A Comparison of Three Video Laryngoscopy Devices to Direct Laryngoscope for Tracheal Intubation of Obese Patients”. American Society of Anesthesiologist (ASA) Chicago, IL 2011.

7. Gonzalez J, Elvir-Lazo OL, Yumul R, White PF, Parker N.W., Sloninsky A, Berci, G, Wender R, Kaplan M. “A Comparison of Three Video Laryngoscopy Devices to Direct Laryngoscopy for Endotracheal Intubation of Obese Patients”. Western Anesthesia Resident’s Conference (WARC), University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2011.

8. Parker N.W., Wong, W, Yumul R, “Simpson-Golabi-Bemel Syndrome: A Congenital Difficult Airway and its Management”. American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), New Orleans, Louisiana, October 2012.

9. Wong W, Parker N.W., Yumul R. “Simpson-Golabi-Bemel Syndrome: A Congenital Difficult Airway and its Management. Western Anesthesia Resident’s Conference (WARC), UCLA, Marina del Rey, CA 2012.

Ongoing Research

1. Parker N.W., Adjunctive Ketamine During General Anesthesia for the Treatment of Outpatient Surgery Patients with Depression.