Dr. Rickey Parsons, MD

Dr. Rickey Parsons, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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Dr. Rickey Parsons, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lenoir City, TN and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University in 1985 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.Read his story

576 Fort Loudoun Medical Center Dr Ste 100

Lenoir City, TN 37772

Contact Information

(865) 988-8667

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • CorVel
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
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Top Care Areas

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

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Parsons' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parsons " Dr. Rick Parsons, board certified surgeon, attended the East Carolina University School of Medicine in Greeneville, North Carolina. During this period his leadership was recognized through his appointment as Class President and as the recipient of the Eugene Furth Research Award. His training and expertise were further refined during an internship and residency at Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Additionally, Dr. Parsons is an American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery published author and presenter on arthroscopic techniques and anterior cruciate repair. His professional memberships include those in the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers nine locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Crossville, and Sevierville in East Tennessee. "
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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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39  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • The Brody School Of Medicine At East Carolina University
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Wake Forest University
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Wake Forest University
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parsons has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parsons' Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parsons to family and friends
27 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Parsons' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (13)

Best Doctor I have ever had.
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I will kindly say one thing about Dr. Parsons.......he is OUTSTANDING !!!!!
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Ron Cales, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit with Dr. Rick E. Parsons!

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Dr.Parsons and his staff are fantastic. Always very quick to get appointment, very courteous, professional and knowledgable. Once there was a computer glitch and when we showed up for our appt. we weren't listed. Guess what, they got us in to see him right then. I've taken my kids to him for 3...more
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Dr Parsons has a good bedside manner and a calm reassuring demeanor.. My meniscus surgery went exactly as planned and I am up and walking nearly back to normal a week and a half later. Thank you TOC Surgery Center staff and Dr. Parsons for a great experience.
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Dr. Parsons is n excellent doctor. Did knee placement last. Year. Did a fantastic job. Gave me my life back. Will ever go to another rthopedic surgeon.. GreatChristian man, doctor and friend.
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