Dr. Parker is a specialist in spine surgery treating disorders of the spine including cervical, thoracic and lumbar. He also performs minimally invasive surgery both laparoscopically and endoscopically. Dr. Parker graduated cum laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1989. During his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia, he served as administrative chief resident. Afterwards, he completed a fellowship in spinal reconstructive surgery at St. Joseph Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, which he completed in 1995. Dr. Parker received numerous honors during his academic career; and in his professional career to-date, has published numerous papers and made several scientific presentations related to spinal health.
Neck & Shoulder Exercises
Discectomy/Decompression Post Op Instructions
Cervical Fusion Discharge Instructions
Lumbar Laminectomy Information Sheet
Lumbar Fusion Discharge Instructions
Injection Information Sheet
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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