Dr. Alan Parks, MD

Dr. Alan Parks, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(32)
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Dr. Alan Parks, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Columbus, OH. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.Read his story

150 Taylor Station Rd Ste 250

Columbus, OH 43213

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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Top Care Areas

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Dermatitis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Skin Infections
very high
more than 93% of peers
Skin Discoloration
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Dr. Parks' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parks "Dr. Alan J. Parks founded Eastside Dermatology & Skin Care Center and has served as its medical director since 1987. Dr. Parks is board certified in dermatology with clinical interests including cosmetic and surgical dermatology, laser treatments, BOTOX® Cosmetic, and skin cancer surgery. Dr. Parks is a recipient of the American Academy of Dermatology Community Service Award for skin cancer screening and the Edmund D. Lowney Teaching Award for teaching dermatology residents. He was also the first physician to perform purely tumescent liposuction in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Alan J. Parks graduated from the State University of New York – Downstate Medical School in 1983. After finishing school, Dr. Parks held an internship in internal medicine at Downstate Hospitals. In 1987, he completed his dermatology residency at Ohio State University, where he served as chief resident during his final year. Dr. Parks is a fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. He is also a member of the Ohio Dermatologic Association and the Central Ohio Dermatologic Society, where he has previously served as president."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parks "At Eastside Dermatology, we live our values every day. That means giving our patients not only the care they need, but the respect they deserve. Our philosophy of care allows our physicians and medical staff to go the extra mile and give the best service to every patient, every day."
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Specialties

  • Dermatology
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Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Dermatitis
  • Folliculitis
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Genital Warts
  • Hair Loss
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Intertrigo
  • Itchy Skin
  • Keloid Scar
  • Lichen Planus
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Psoriasis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Scabies
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts

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Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Oh State University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Hospital SUNY Health S C Bklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parks to family and friends
2.5
based on 32 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (19)

Dr. Parks' Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Columbus, OH |
I made my first appointment with Dr. Parks. I needed an annual skin check. From setting up my appointment with the staff, filing out new patient paperwork, and check up process, all of the staff and physician were great! Very efficient!
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in Columbus, OH |
I saw Dr. Parks last week for my acne. Although acne is very embarrassing to me, Dr. Parks recommended a product that I received results in 4 days. I can't thank him enough.
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in Columbus |
I have been going to Dr Parks for a few years now. Dr parks has always been very nice and easy to talk to about all of my concerns and his receptionists are always so nice and fun to talk to when I'm there.. I always recommend Dr Parks to my friends and family.
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in Hilliard, Ohio |
I have been coming to Dr. Parks for 2 years. He has been doing my skin checks and he makes me feel comfortable every time. Everyone in his office is very pleasant. I would highly recommend him!
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in Reynoldsburg, OH |
Bedside manner not good. Spent less than five minutes in the room and took no time to really examine my scalp. Simply said that his five second examination told him everything. Said I had a form of Alopecia where my hair wouldn't grow back. Didn't need a biopsy of my scalp because he could tell by...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Parks accepts 19 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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