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Dr. Laura Parks, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 38

Dr. Parks

Dr. Laura Parks, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 3 years. She graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 2008 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(601) 352-2273

Dr. Parks accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Parks' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parks treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Parks treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Arthritis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parks treats Arthritis more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Parks treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parks treats Limb Pain more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Parks treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Parks' conditions and procedures:

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biological Therapy
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • IV Therapy
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • X-Ray

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Pediatrics
  • Rheumatology

Education

2016
University Of Mississippi
Fellowship Hospital
2015
University Of South Carolina, Combined Fellowship In Adult & Pediatric Rheumatology
2012
Division Of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Residency Hospital
2012
University Of Mississippi
Residency Hospital
2008
Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
Medical School
2004
University Of Mississippi
Undergraduate School
2016
2015
2012
2012
2008
2004

Awards

Dr. Parks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Parks

2.7

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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...Read 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...Read 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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