Dr. Andrew Parker, MD

Dr. Andrew Parker, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. Andrew Parker, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Norwalk, CT and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1995 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine, and more.Read his story

148 East Ave Ste 2I

Norwalk, CT 06851

Contact Information

(203) 866-8121

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Consumer Health Network
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • GENERAL
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Parker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Nosebleed
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dizziness
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dysphagia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Parker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parker "Dr. Parker is the Chief of the Ear, Nose and Throat Department at Norwalk Hospital. He enjoys treating children and adults. In addition to his inclusion in the Connecticut Magazine's Top Doctor list, Dr. Parker has been named to the prestigious Castle-Connolly Best Doctor's in America list."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parker "Dr. Parker and his staff of licensed audiologists and a Physician Associate treat all Ear, Nose and Throat problems in children and adults throughout Fairfield County. Our goal is to provide you with the finest medical treatment, in an empathetic and caring environment. Dr. Parker and staff incorporate tried and true medical techniques with today's most advanced technologies and alternative therapies."

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Sleep Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

121  Conditions Treated

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46  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Eardrum Repair
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Reconstruction
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Polypectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Tympanometry
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Connecticut.

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

  • Rutgers
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Graduate Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • New York Eye & Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Section Chief, Department Of Ear, Nose and Throat, Norwalk Hospital
    Other Education | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parker's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker to family and friends
36 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Parker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Parker Says:
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I love when patients post reviews of our practice.  Taking the time to inform others of your experience helps encourage them to seek the assistance they need.  It also allows us to make changes within our practice in order to better serve you.  Your constructive criticism is much appreciated.  Thanks!

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Patient Comments (8)

Misdiagnosed an infected salivary gland. Gave me mouthwash for it.
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The office scheduled the appointment wrong, but suggested I see the NP anyways. She prescribed anti-biotics and nasal sprays. Concerned, I took them, but symptoms did not improve. I followed up two more times and never saw Dr. Parker. The office considered more drugs including steroids. Three short...more
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I am 48 years old and have been avoiding tonsillectomy for over ten years because I feared the infamous pain and suffering from the procedure. I was so fortunate to have Dr. Parker perform my tonsillectomy with the thermal fusion tissue welding technique. I'm 4 days out and doing great. The pain...more
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I had been feeling sick for four months. I went to see my PCP, had blood tests, and chest x-rays. She found NOTHING ~ Unable to help me. I was immediately given an appointment. They were fast and friendly. I was seen by Donna, the Physician Associate. I absolutely LOVED her. She diagnosed me...more
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This was the worst medical office experience I've ever had. I saw one of his PA's and both she and the office were disgusting. The exam room and the woman's hands stunk of cigarette smoke. Very lovely when she is sticking them right in your nose. She also was incredibly rude, snapping at me...more
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