Mark Parker


About Mark

Dr. Parker has been married to Heather since 1994, and they have two children; Sam and Grace.

Specialty: Colon and Rectal Surgery

 

Education

  • Samford University – Birmingham, Alabama | Bachelor of Science, Cum Laude, June 1994
  • Medical School@ University of Alabama School of Medicine – Birmingham, Alabama | Doctor of Medicine, June 1998

Internship

  • General Surgery Internship | Baptist Health System – Birmingham, Alabama

Residencies

  • General Surgery Resident | Baptist Health System – Birmingham, Alabama
  • Chief Resident, General Surgery | Baptist Health System – Birmingham, Alabama
  • Colon and Rectal Clinic of Orlando – Orlando, Florida

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery – American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Hospital Staff

  • Grandview Medical Center Birmingham, Alabama Active
  • Baptist Medical Center – Princeton Birmingham, Alabama Active
  • Brookwood Medical Center – Birmingham, Alabama Active
  • St. Vincent’s East Birmingham, Alabama Active
  • St. Vincent’s Hospital Birmingham, Alabama Active

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Medical Association for the State of Alabama
  • Jefferson County Medical Society – Member Ethics Commission
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

Presentations/Publications/Abstracts

  • Abstracts: “Stapled Hemorrhoidectomy: Outcomes of the First 100 Patients”, Garcia AI, Murday ME, Gallo M, Parker A, Ferrara A, Gallagher JT, DeJesus S, Williamson PR, Surgical Endoscopy, 2006: 20: S319.
  • Presentation at the American College of Surgeons Spring Meeting, “Residency Recruitment and Retention”, April 2003.
  • Presentation at the Alabama Vascular Society Annual Meeting, “Initial Experience with Endovascular AAA Repair in the Community Hospital”, May 2002.
  • Management of Hepatic Metastasis from Colorectal Carcinoma, published in the Archives of Surgery, March 2001.
  • Presentation at the Alabama Chapter of the Americna College of Surgeons, Management of Hepatic Metastasis from Colorectal Carcinoma, May 1998.

Community Service

  • Dr. Parker is a member of Oak Mountain Presbyterian Church. He is actively involved in teaching the 5th Grade Boys’ Sunday School. Most recently, Dr. Parker led a team of 19 people to Uganda on a two-week medical mission trip.
  • Dr. Parker coaches baseball in the Vestavia Hills Youth Baseball League.

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