Dr. Stephen Parker, MD

Dr. Stephen Parker, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Stephen Parker, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine specialist in Murrells Inlet, SC and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1993 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation pain medicine.Read his story

3545 Highway 17 Unit 200

Murrells Inlet, SC 29576

Contact Information

(843) 294-1941

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MedCost
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Parker's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Dr. Parker treats Low Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Parker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Back Pain
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Dr. Parker treats Back Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Parker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spondylosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Parker treats Spondylosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Parker treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Parker's conditions and procedures:

Arthritis
Arthropathy of Spinal Facet Joint
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Steroid Injections
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pain Management
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Compression Fracture
Spinal Cord Disorders
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our skilled pain management team strives to treat patients with care and compassion. Having chronic pain can be a difficult thing to deal with both socially and professionally. We are a comprehensive pain management solution which incorporates all of the latest in pain management procedures along with medication management.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

  • 2011
    Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, P.C.
    Fellowship Hospital
    2011
  • 1997
    University Pittsburgh Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1994
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School
    1993
  • 1983
    Howard University
    Undergraduate School
    1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Parker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Parker

2.4

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
63.1578947368421%
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He took care of my daughter for about 10 years. Had her on really high dose of pain meds. Weeks ago the day before her appt his office called and said he could no longer take CASH PAY patients and to stop and pick up final prescription. How do you treat a human being like that? No referral, no...Read More
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I was treated by Dr. Parker and feel that this man should not have a medical license. I was treated by this individual who appears to be so lost in his records. I finished a spinal injection treatment for an evaluation for ablation on spinal nerves and the man was so confused as to what he did to...Read More
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This Dr started off good but after about 10yrs being his patient had nerve 2tell me he didn't realize how much medicine I was on even tho I saw him every single month &he wrote the scripts at each visit. I became highly addicted,didn't receive any help from him or staff. Final appt I had, I asked...Read More
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He took blood for me to check my testosterone to see if meds were effecting it. When I went for 3 additional follow ups and he kept telling me that it wasn't in, then on the 4 th follow up , he said it was lost. When I questioned him about it , he got very mad and cussed at me. I left his office...Read More
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My experience with Steven Parker was not at all good. I personally do not believe he has the skillset or demeanor to practice medicine. I'm amazed the AMA has not yet taken away his license to practice medicine. Not impressed.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Federal Employee Program
State Employees Program
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
MedCost
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
Planned Administration Inc
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Worker's Compensation
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