Dr. Laura Parks, MD

Dr. Laura Parks, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
37 y/o
(3)

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Dr. Laura Parks, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 2 years. She specializes in rheumatology.

Baptist Premier

1200 N State St Ste 500

Jackson, MS 39202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
normal
more than 12% of peers
Arthritis
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more than 5% of peers

Dr. Parks'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parks "I strive to care for patients with rheumatic autoimmune diseases in a compassionate and comprehensive manner, emphasizing evidence-based treatment strategies.  Because many rheumatic diseases are lifelong conditions, I value patient-doctor relationships built on mutual trust and respect."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

4  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

25  Conditions Treated

12  Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Biological Therapy
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Injection of Tendon
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Steroid Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • X-Ray

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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

  • University of Mississippi
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Division of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University of Mississippi
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • University of Mississippi
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016
  • University of South Carolina, Combined Fellowship in Adult & Pediatric Rheumatology
    Other Education | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parks' Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parks to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Parks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I have never had an experience like this. After you wait at least an hour to be seen, she will come in and overwhelm you with information about everything. Hope that you never need anything other than what you get at your visit. It is virtually impossible to get her nurse to return your call no...more
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I am a new patient with Dr. Parks and have a rare auto-immune disorder complicated with Deg. Arthritis. At first was reluctant to attend Baptist Premiere for I had been there prior with 2 other doctors. Dr. Parks was a pleasure to meet and I was pleased with the knowledge she had concerning my...more
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I liked Dr parks initially, but I had to go online to view my results. They are horrible at calling you to follow up on lab results. It was my first visit, but I would not go back because of the communication after the visit.
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