Dr. John Parker Jr, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
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Age 31
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Dr. John Parker Jr, MD
Jack Parker is considered one of the world's foremost authorities on the treatment of keratoconus and Fuchs dystrophy. He is currently the only U.S. eye surgeon fellowship trained at NIIOS–the Dutch institution that developed modern corneal lamellar surgery (DMEK, DSEK, and Bowman layer transplantation). During medical school and residency at UAB, Jack collaborated with world renowned corneal surgeon Gerrit Melles of Rotterdam. Following completion of a UAB ophthalmology residency, Jack completed a joint fellowship with NIIOS in Rotterdam and his father at Parker Cornea in Birmingham. Jack's PhD thesis Recent Innovations in Minimally Invasive Anterior and Posterior Lamellar Keratoplasty was co-promoted by Dr. Melles and Dr. Martine Jager and was accepted by Leiden University on July 4, 2017.

UAB Eye Hospital

1720 University Blvd Ste 503

Birmingham, AL 35233

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Dr. John Parker Jr, MD

Dr. John Parker Jr, MD

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Parker believes in not only caring for his patients, but educating them as well. He takes time with each patient to ensure he or she understands the condition and treatment options. 
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Dr. Parker Jr's Experience

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Conditions Treated

  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

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Education

  • University Of Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2008
  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 2012
  • Baptist Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2013
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Gerrit Melles/ Niios
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2017

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Parker Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker Jr to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Parker Jr's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Birmingham, AL |
Dr. Parker was fabulous! He was professional yet patiently explained my problem in terms my husband and I could understand (even though I am a RN). I appreciated the fact he didn't assume I would know everything. I would definitely recommend him to others!!!!
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  • Aetna
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  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Parker Jr has admitting privileges

UAB Hospital
1802 6th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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