Dr. Walter Parker, MD

Dr. Walter Parker, MD

Urology  ·  
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Age 42
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Dr. Walter Parker, MD is an urology specialist in Poughkeepsie, NY. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry in 2005 and specializes in urology.Read his story

1 Columbia St Ste 390

Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact Information

(845) 437-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Parker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Parker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Parker "Dr. Walter Parker graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and completed his urology residency at the University of Michigan. A board certified urologist, Dr. Parker trained in all areas of urology including urethral reconstruction and urologic cancers. He makes his subspecialties in prostate cancer and robotic surgery utilizing the da Vinci Surgical System. Today, over 90 percent of all prostate surgeries are accomplished with this system. He joined the practice in 2011. Click here to view Dr. Parker's Physician Spotlight! Areas of Expertise: Urologic Cancers Robotic surgery utilizing the da Vinci Surgical System "

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

54  Conditions Treated

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34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Exstrophy Repair
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Destruction of Kidney Lesion
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 1/14/2016
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 12601
    State: New York
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

  • University Of Rochester School Of Medicine And Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Hubbard Hosp-Meharry
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1963
  • University Of Michigan Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University of Michigan Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Parker has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Parker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parker's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parker to family and friends
1 review (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (1)

  • 5
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  • 3
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Dr. Parker's 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 (1)

Dr. Parker gave me the best cystoscopy I have had in 10 years. He is very attentive and explains things thoroughly and clearly.
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