Dr. George K. Parkins, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 70

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Dr. Parkins' Experience

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Dr. Parkins' Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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University of Missouri Health Care
ONE HOSPITAL DRIVE
Columbia, MO 65212
Women's and Children's Hospital
404 N Keene St
Columbia, MO 65201

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
University of Missouri Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Missouri; Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery
1 Hospital Dr
Columbia, MO 65201
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    Dr. Parkins' Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Fracture Care
    • Hip Replacement
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Injuries
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
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    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Graduated in 1971

    Internship Hospital

    Colum Presby Med Center
    Complete in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    Colum Presby Med Center
    Complete in 1973

    Undergraduate Schools

    Westminster College
    Graduated in 1967
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Parkins & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Parkins' Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Parkins has admitting privileges:

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    • University of Missouri Health Care

    • Women's and Children's Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parkins to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Dr. Parkins' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4 out of 5

    1 response

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    1 response

    Experience with Dr. Parkins

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    1 response

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4 out of 5

    1 response

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Parkins accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    University of Missouri Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery
    University of Missouri; Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery
    1 Hospital Dr
    Columbia, MO 65201
    (573) 882-3104 (Office)
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