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
  • Tracey Syler, LPN
  • Erika Peters, MA
  • Becky Broaddrick, MS
  • Kristi Keller, MA