Dr. Autry Parker Jr, MD

Dr. Autry Parker Jr, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Autry Parker Jr, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine.Read his story

6325 Humphreys Blvd

Memphis, TN 38120

Contact Information

(901) 522-7700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
very high
more than 96% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Parker Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parker Jr "Autry Parker | Semmes Murphey Neurologic and Spine Institute Dr. Autry Parker is a board certified, fellowship trained anesthesiologist, specializing in the treatment of severe and chronic pain. Dr. Parker has over 15 years of experience diagnosing and providing effective treatment for patients in the Midsouth. Dr. Parker graduated from Yale School of Medicine where he also obtained a Masters in Public Health. His interest in pain management began while in medical school where his graduation thesis provided some of the basic protocols for PCA that is currently in use today. After medical school he completed his residency and fellowship at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He became the first Blaustein Pain Fellow and trained under the direction of neurosurgeons, psychiatrists and anesthesiologists. This unique opportunity provided Dr. Parker with the ability to synthesize the best approaches of each specialty and be able to emphasize which approach was most appropriate in each individual patient. Press: Featured in Memphis Daily News Named to 2012, 2013, 2014 Top Doctors List for Memphis Magazine Named to 2012 and 2013 TopDocs List for Good Health Magazine Dr. Autry Parker discusses spinal cord stimulator for pain management on ABC-24 "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parker Jr "Helping people with pain regain control of their lives"

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Disorders
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Back Sprain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Head and Neck Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sacroilitis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Hospital Of St Raphael
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parker Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parker Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker Jr to family and friends
34 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

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Dr. Parker Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Been with Dr. Parker for about a year now and I love his personality and willingness to listen. He doesn't pretend, he's just straight forward on how the situation is and the direction he plans to take. This guy is professional and does what he can to help your situation. If he can't help, he will...more
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This man has one of the best personalities I have ever seen besides my doctor. He was very down to earth and very easy to communicate with. His staff is reflection of him also. Yes I just left this morning and feeling so much better. 5 stars
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He is a very pleasant , professional , he listened to my request , and I am a very happy with my Spinal Cord nerve stimulator , my implant helps me to have a better quality of life . I am going from part time to full time job with confidence. Thanks Dr Parker .
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I went to this doctor as a referral to get better treatment options for my chronic pain in my upper back due to broken vertebra. It took over 1 hour to even see the doctor then I was talking to him no less than 5 minutes. All he kept saying was I don't treat chronic pain when it says everywhere on...more
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When you find a Doctor with a Grade A personality, very detail, speak with clarity & AWSOME bedside manners and not to say the least Helpful. You better stay with that Doctor! Dr. Parker is the Best!!
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W. Beasley, thank you for leaving this detailed feedback about your experience with Dr. Parker. We are so glad to hear that he has been helpful to you!

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