Dr. Mark A. Parker, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 42

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Dr. Parker:

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Dr. Parker's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Vincent's Birmingham
810 Saint Vincent's Drive
Birmingham, AL 35205
Princeton Baptist Medical Center
701 Princeton Avenue South West
Birmingham, AL 35211

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Parker

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Alabama Colon & Rectal Institute
Alabama Colon & Rectal Institute
1317 4th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
Alabama Colon/Rectal Institute
Alabama Colon/Rectal Institute
1317 4th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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    Dr. Parker's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery, 2006
    • General Surgery, 2005
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Colectomy
    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Rectal Tumor
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Rectovaginal Fistula
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    Background Check for Dr. Parker

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.
    • 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

    University Of Alabama School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1998

    Internship Hospital

    Baptist Health System
    Complete in 2004

    Residency Hospital

    Baptist Health System
    Complete in 2004

    Fellowship Hospital

    Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Complete in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Parker & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Parker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Parker has admitting privileges:

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    • Princeton Baptist Medical Center

    • Trinity Medical Center

    • Saint Vincent's Birmingham

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Parker

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker to family and friends

    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Parker's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 18 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Parker
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    19 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    18 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    19 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Parker accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Alabama Colon & Rectal Institute
    1317 4th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 458-5000 (Office)
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    Alabama Colon/Rectal Institute
    1317 4th Ave S
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    (205) 458-5000 (Office)
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