Dr. Kenneth Parish, MD

Dr. Kenneth Parish, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Kenneth Parish, MD is a general surgery specialist in Hickory, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in general surgery.

415 N Center St Ste 102

Hickory, NC 28601

Contact Information

(828) 327-9178

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Biopsy of Breast
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Parish'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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

66  Conditions Treated

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52  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parish has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parish's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parish to family and friends
10 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Parish's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Took the time to explain and listen to my concerns. He got me in with a gastro dr in order to solve both my problems. He performed my surgery quickly and had excellent follow up.
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