Dr. D Shawn Parker, MD

Dr. D Shawn Parker, MD

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Dr. D Shawn Parker, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cape Girardeau, MO and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville in 1993 and specializes in ophthalmology, anterior segment ophthalmology, and more.

360 S Mount Auburn Rd

Cape Girardeau, MO 63703

Contact Information

(573) 335-3577

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink

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Top Care Areas

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

Herpetic Keratitis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 96% of peers
Corneal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Parker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parker "The doctors and staff of Eye Care Specialists are dedicated to the mission of providing the highest quality of specialized eye care to patients in a caring, personalized and service-oriented environment."

7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Floaters
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Refractive Error
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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21  Procedures

  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Murray State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Louisville
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Kentucky Lions Eye Research Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Corneal Consultants Of Indiana
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parker's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker to family and friends
9 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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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

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Awesome doctor. Excellent surgeon. Would have gone to St Louis for eye care until I found Dr Parker. Same training and expertise here in Cape. Following my surgeries my husband had both cataracts done too.
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Totally satisfied, Dr. Parker great physician, great experience, would highly recommend Dr. Parker, staff courteous, and very professional.
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To get a real feel for my review, check out my explanation on Google+ under Dr. Parker's page. 500 characters is not enough to do it justice. To summarize, I spend most of my childhood and young adulthood in doctor offices, hospitals, etc...what I experienced at Dr. Parker's office, both from...more
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Saw for 1st time..loved the promptness of office staff...was very impressed with Dr.Parker..very thorough,nice to have a dependable Dr...I will be returning, highly recommend
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A little nuts in offic. Was in 6 different offices during visit
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