Dr. Parker is a specialist in spine surgery and a member of The Orthopaedic Center Sports Medicine Team. He focuses treatment on disorders of the spine, including cervical, thoracic, and lumbar ailments. Dr. Parker also performs minimally invasive spine surgery and is trained to use the Mazor Robot and the O-Arm to assist in fusion surgery.
Dr. Parker graduated cum laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. During his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, he served as administrative chief resident. Afterward, he completed a fellowship in spinal reconstructive surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Parker has received numerous honors during his academic and professional career. To date, he has published numerous papers and made several scientific presentations related to spinal health. He is also involved in the development of artificial disc technology.
Dr. Parker provides sports medicine care to the Huntsville Havoc professional hockey team and Alabama A&M University Athletics, as well as several other area high schools, club teams and organizations. He is also heavily involved in the growing North Alabama club sport of lacrosse.
Neck & Shoulder Exercises
Discectomy/Decompression Post Op Instructions
Cervical Fusion Discharge Instructions
Lumbar Laminectomy Information Sheet
Lumbar Fusion Discharge Instructions
Injection Information Sheet
- Michael Jordan, PA-C
- Katrina Vanderford, CRNP
- Seth Spraggins, PA-C
- Mina Goins, Medical Secretary
- KC Coulter, Medical Assistant
- Whitney Mathis, Medical Assistant/X-Ray
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The Maryland Spinal Reconstructive Institute; Paul McAfee, M.D., Professor, The Johns Hopkins Hospital; Baltimore, Maryland
Emory University School of Medicine; Atlanta, Georgia; Orthopaedic Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham; Birmingham, Alabama