Dr. George Parker, MD

Dr. George Parker, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
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Dr. George Parker, MD is a general surgery specialist in Richmond, VA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in general surgery and complex general surgical oncology.

5855 Bremo Rd Ste 506

Richmond, VA 23226

Contact Information

(804) 893-8676

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

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

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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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

66  Conditions Treated

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55  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

Dr. Parker does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Parker and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Parker's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker to family and friends
15 total reviews (2 have 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)

Would highly recommend Dr.Parker. His expertise is superb, and his "bedside manner" is beyond compare.
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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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