Dr. Laura Parks, MD

RheumatologyFemaleAge 42


Dr. Laura Parks, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Mountain Brk, AL and has over 15 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Parks has extensive experience in Osteoporosis & Screening. She graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 2008. Her office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Dr. Laura Parks, MD

Rheumatology Associates PC

12 Office Park Cir Mountain Brk, AL 35223
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available
Telehealth services available

Accepting new patients

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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 matter how serious the side effects are of the meds she has you on, etc! I have been extremely disappointed.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
Kelli in Forest ms – Jan 24, 2018
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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 condition.She is thorough and genuine in helping me gain quality of life. Yes, I would and do recommend her to those whose conditions need a good doctor of which Dr. Laura Parks is definitely one.
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
No results
2 people found this helpful
Linda Zebert in Brandon, MS – Jul 07, 2017
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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.
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
No results
5 people found this helpful
Vicksburg, MS – Mar 04, 2017
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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....Read more


  • Rheumatology
  • Pediatric Rheumatology

Board Certifications


University of Mississippi
Fellowship Hospital
University Of South Carolina, Combined Fellowship In Adult & Pediatric Rheumatology
Division Of Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Residency Hospital
Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
Medical School


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What are Dr. Laura Parks, MD's top areas of expertise?

Dr. Parks specializes in Osteoporosis & Screening. See more on Healthgrades.

What conditions does Dr. Laura Parks, MD treat?

Dr. Parks frequently treats the following conditions: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, and Joint Pain. See more on Healthgrades.

What is Dr. Laura Parks, MD's office address?

Dr. Parks' office is located at 12 Office Park Cir, Mountain Brk, AL 35223. You can find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Is Dr. Laura Parks, MD able to provide telehealth services?

Dr. Parks provides telehealth services. Please contact the office to determine whether you are eligible.

Is Dr. Laura Parks, MD a board-certified professional?

Yes, Dr. Laura Parks, MD holds board certifications in Pediatrics and Rheumatology.

How much experience does Dr. Laura Parks, MD have?

Dr. Parks has over 14 years of healthcare experience.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Parks

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Osteoporosis & Screening

Osteoporosis specialists diagnose and treat conditions characterized by low bone density and bone weakness, such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.Compare with other Osteoporosis & Screening specialists.

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Dr. Parks' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Sprain
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hernia
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Spasm
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Purpura
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wheezing

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Dr. Parks accepts the following insurance:

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