Dr. M Whitney Parnell, MD

Dr. M Whitney Parnell, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. M Whitney Parnell, MD is a general surgery specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in general surgery, trauma medicine, and more.

845 82nd Pkwy

Myrtle Beach, SC 29572

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Bone Disorders
high
more than 80% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Parnell "Dr. Parnell wishes to recognize the value of every person and is guided by a commitment to excellence and leadership. Dr.Parnell demonstrates this by: * Providing exemplary physical, emotional and spiritual care for each patient and their families * Balancing the continued commitment to the care of those underserved in our area with the provision of highly specialized services to a broader community. *Demonstrating social responsibility through the just use of our resources."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Trauma Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Parnell does not have any board certifications listed.

71  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University of Wyoming
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Phoenix Integrated Surgical
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Parnell's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Parnell

4.4

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
78.94736842105263%
(15)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
10.526315789473685%
(2)

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I dont think you are going to be happy on the west coast. I have been there several times & the people are crazy. I'm sorry you are leaving. I wish all good things.
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I have had two surgeries with Dr Parnell and have come out of the consultations before/during and after the surgeries with excellent knowledge and care. She was great to me and my family and would hope if you are need of General surgery, give her a call.
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Dr. Parnell is excellent in diagnosing my issues and explained in detail what I may encounter. She did have to refer me to another physician, but will be able to provide me the care I need within the scope of her practice. I found her personable, compassionate and precise. I'm an R.N., who moved...Read More
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I am hoping she was just having a bad disconnected day the other day...I felt like she was not listening to me and my husband and I found her somewhat abrupt. I generally have not felt like this with her, will see how my next appt works out.
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