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Meet Dr. Parrish

Board Certified Proctologist in San Jose, CA

Aaron Parrish, MD

Dr. Parrish’s Affiliations


Good Samaritan Hospital San Jose

Surgery Centers

Silicon Valley Surgery Center
National Ambulatory Surgery Center


Anal Fissures
Anal Fistulas
Diverticulitis Treatment

Aaron B. Parrish, M.D.

Dr. Parrish grew up in Saratoga, California. His father Richard Parrish, M.D. was a cardiologist at Good Samaritan Hospital. As a kid, he became adept at reading EKGs with his father at the hospital and decided to pursue a career in medicine.

He earned his bachelor’s degree in biopsychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, graduating with high honors. He obtained his medical degree at the Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, and returned to California to complete his surgical residency at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. There he met his wife, Jennifer Parrish, who is a pulmonary and critical care physician at Good Samaritan Hospital.

After training to become a colorectal surgeon at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, he returned to San Jose and Good Samaritan Hospital to serve his hometown community.

In residency and fellowship, Dr. Parrish has numerous presentations and publications; selected publications below:


  • Fellowship | Colorectal Surgery
    Cedars-Sinai Medical Center – Los Angeles, CA
  • Internship/Residency | General Surgery
    Harbor-UCLA Medical Center – Torrance, CA
  • Medical School
    Tufts University School of Medicine – Boston, MA
  • Undergraduate Education
    University of California, Santa Barbara

Professional Organizations

Advantages of Robotic Surgery

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Schedule a Consultation in San Jose

If you’re seeking an expertly-trained, board-certified colorectal surgeon in the San Jose area, contact Aaron B. Parrish, MD today to schedule an appointment. Our San Jose office is just a short drive from Los Gatos, Morgan Hill, Gilroy, Salinas, Hollister, and Monterey.