Dr. Linda Parsi is a Texas native. She completed her undergraduate training at St. Mary’s University where she received a four-year scholarship and additional scholarships. Her work earned her a National Hispanic Scholarship and a full 4-year scholarship to the prestigious Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas where she completed her medical degree in 1994. For her pediatric residency, she trained at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. “Texas Children’s Hospital is proud to consistently be recognized as a leader in pediatric care by U.S. News & World Report, ranking third nationally in their 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.”
Since the completion of her residency in 1997, she became board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. She received her MBA in 2008 with honors and has received numerous awards for top pediatrician nationally and locally. She is actively involved with the medical community and has served previously on the boards of the Mexican American Hispanic Physician Association and the Texas Pediatric Society Foundation. She has also served as President in 2012-2013 for the San Antonio Pediatric Society and as a Board Member and Chair of the Fundraising Committee 2014-2018.
In 2014, she became a certified pediatric medical coder from the American Academy of Professional Coders. In 2015, she joined the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Coding Publications Editorial Advisory Board where she now serves as Chair and Editor of pediatric medical coding education for pediatricians. She also serves on the AAP Committee on Coding and Nomenclature. She teaches other pediatricians at the local, state and national level on how to code and document their work.
She also serves as adjunct faculty to two medical schools at the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio and the University of Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine.
She loves cycling and running half-marathons to raise money for children’s charities. She is married to John Parsi DDS since 1987 and has 2 wonderful amazing children.
However, her best title and job is “Nana” for her grandchildren and is an extremely proud grandma!