Dr. John Parker, MD

OphthalmologyMaleAge 35

Dr. John Parker, MD is a Ophthalmology Specialist in Birmingham, AL. He is affiliated with UAB Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Parker to book an appointment.

Dr. Parker

Parker Cornea

1720 University Blvd Ste 503 Birmingham, AL 35233
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Parker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cornea Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parker performs Cornea Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Parker performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Cornea Transplant
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parker performs Cornea Transplant more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Parker performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • No-Stitch Corneal Transplantation (DLEK)
Corneal Diseases
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parker treats Corneal Diseases more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Parker treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Parker's conditions and procedures:

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • B-Scan Ultrasound
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Biopsy of Cornea
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Farnsworth Lantern Test
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ultrasound, Eye
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Screening
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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(205) 933-1077

Dr. Parker accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Parker's Reviews

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5.0

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Very knowledgeable . Straight forward. No sugar coating.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Francisco X Solorzano in Folsom ,LA – Sep 27, 2017
Professional and courteous. Very comfortable in talking with me about any issues and treatment plans.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Birmingham, AL – Sep 24, 2017
Kind, considerate, thoughtful and patient. Dr. Jack is clearly educated on corneal disease.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Birmingham, AL – Sep 24, 2017
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!!!!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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1 person found this helpful
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Alvenia Harris in Birmingham, AL – Aug 12, 2017

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About Me

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. 

Biography

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...Read more

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

2017
Gerrit Melles/ Niios
Fellowship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. John Parker, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. John Parker, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Parker frequently treats Cornea Surgery, Cornea Transplant, and Corneal Diseases. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Parker treats.

Where is Dr. John Parker, MD's office located?

Dr. Parker's office is located at 1720 University Blvd Ste 503, Birmingham, AL 35233. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Parker Cornea

Parker Cornea1720 University Blvd Ste 503 Birmingham, AL 35233
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Parker is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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UAB Hospital

Birmingham, AL

80% Patient Experience Rating, 11% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)