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Christopher T. Parks, MD


Dr. Parks is a member of the TOC General Orthopaedics and the Joint Replacement Centers of Excellence. Dr. Parks earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Arkansas where he served the University of Arkansas football team as a sideline physician. He continued his education and training by completing a fellowship in Adult Hip and Knee Reconstruction at the Southern Joint Replacement Institute at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Parks is one of only 3 surgeons in North Alabama who are fellowship trained in total joint replacement.

Special Interests and Advanced Training in:

  • Hip replacement including direct anterior approach
  • Complex hip revisions
  • Knee replacements and knee revisions
  • General Orthopaedics
  • Robotic total joint replacement


  • AAOS
  • AAHKS (American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons) – Fellow Member
  • Alabama Orthopaedic Society
  • Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery


  • Huntsville Hospital – Division Chief of Orthopaedics
  • Madison County Medical Society – Orthopaedic Board Representative

Clinical Team

  • Tom LaBerenz, PA-C
  • Sindy Hann, MA/Medical Secretary
  • Naomi Norton, MA
  • Tracey Syler, LPN

Dr. Christopher T. Parks


COVID-19  and our commitment to you

TOC cares.

Your health is a very important part of your life. In trying times like this, we are faced with many uncertainties. But one certain thing is that TOC is here and committed to the safety and orthopaedic needs of our patients.

We have been paying close attention to COVID-19 (“Coronavirus Disease 2019). As news and information regarding Coronavirus is rapidly changing, it’s our promise to keep you informed and be here for you every step of the way. We encourage you to contact your TOC location to reschedule your appointment if you:

Everyone can take precautions against the spread of Coronavirus, including:

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