Dr. George Parker, MD

Dr. George Parker, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(15)
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Dr. George Parker, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Richmond, VA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 46 years.

5855 Bremo Rd Ste 506

Richmond, VA 23226

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Employers Health Network
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • 21 More

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 81% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 80% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
normal
more than 79% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Appendicitis
  • Appendix Cancer
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Endocrine Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatobiliary Cancer
  • Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Cancer
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Lipomas
  • Melanoma
  • Muscle Cancer
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystoenterostomy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1972
  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Duke University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • National Cancer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker to family and friends
4.2
based on 15 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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

Dr. Parker's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Irvington, VA |
Would highly recommend Dr.Parker. His expertise is superb, and his "bedside manner" is beyond compare.
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in Richmond, VA |
I would highly recommend Dr. Parker. I have been a patient of Dr. Parker's since 2007. He is an excellent listener and very knowledgeable. He is a very patient and professional person. He takes the time needed to explain your situation and included you and your family in the decision making...more
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Dr. Parker accepts 30 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice POS
    Choice POS II
    Choice PPO
    Health Fund POS
    Health Fund PPO
    Managed Choice POS
    Managed Choice PPO
    National Advantage PPO
    Open Choice POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Select
    Traditional Choice POS
    USAccess
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    HealthKeepers Plus HMO
    KeyCare PPO
    PAR Traditional
    SmartValue Classic
    SmartValue Plus
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Federal Employee Program
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund
    Cigna Network
    Indemnity EPO
    Network Open Access
    Open Access Plus PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Employers Health Network
    Employers Health Network PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care PPO
  • inHealth
    inHealth PPO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
    Medicare Advantage HMO
  • MAPFRE Life Insurance Company of Puerto Rico
    Choice
  • Medicaid
    Medicaid HMO
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • One Net
    One Net PPO
  • Optima Health
    Commercial PPO
  • PHCS
    PHCS Par-Multi Plan PPO
  • Pyramid Life
    Today's Option Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care)
    Southern Health Services (Coventry Health Care) HMO
  • Sterling Life Insurance Company
    Option 1
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
  • UniCare
    Security Choice PFFS
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    MAMSI Alliance PPO
    MAMSI MDIPA
    MAMSI Optimum Choice
    MAMSI Optimum Choice HMO
    Options PPO
    PacifiCare Medicare Advantage PFFS
    Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    Sierra Option
    Sierra Option Plus
    United Healthcare EPO
  • VA Coordinated Care for the Uninsured (VCC)
    VA Coordinated Care for the Uninsured (VCC) PPO
  • Virginia Health Network
    Humana Commercial PPO
    One Health Plans
  • Virginia Premier
    Virginia Premier Gold
  • Vista Health Plan
    Commercial HMO
  • WellCare
    Concert PFFS
    Duet PFFS
    Summit PFFS

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