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Dr. Joshua Parks, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 46
Dr. Joshua Parks, MD
3.4 (13 Ratings)
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Dr. Joshua Parks, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Covington, LA.
Dr. Joshua Parks, MD
3.4 (13 Ratings)
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Dr. Joshua Parks, MD

Colorectal Surgery* Age 46
Covington, LA
Accepting new patients
Dr. Joshua Parks, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Covington, LA.
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Dr. Joshua Parks, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Covington, LA. They graduated from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and completed a residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation - New Orleans, LA. They currently practice at Ochsner Health Center - Covington and are affiliated with Saint Tammany Parish Hospital. Dr. Parks has experience treating conditions like Hemorrhoids among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Parks received an average rating of 3.4/5 from patients and has been reviewed 13 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Parks is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1 Ochsner Health Center - Covington
    1000 Ochsner Blvd, Covington, LA 70433
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

Experience and Background Check

Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Anoscopy
Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Anoscopy
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Hemorrhoids
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Fistula
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Colectomy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal Sphincter Dysplasia
Appendicitis
Carcinoma in Situ
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Crohn's Disease
Diverticulitis
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Meckel's Diverticulum
Megacolon
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pelvic Abscess
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Prolapse
Rectovaginal Fistula
Secondary Malignancies
Sporadic Colorectal Cancer
Ulcerative Colitis
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Cauterization
Anal Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Colectomy Laparoscopic
Colectomy Sigmoidectomy with Robotic Assist
Colonoscopy
Colostomy
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy with Robotic Assist
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Open Appendectomy
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy
Proctosigmoidopexy with Robotic Assist
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Sphincterotomy
Wound Repair

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Jul 31, 2022
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • My office, staff, and I strive to provide optimal care to our patients in a relaxing and comfortable environment.

Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Joshua Parks, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in Covington, LA. He specializes in Colorectal Surgery.
Biography
Specialties*
Colorectal Surgery
Specialties*
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Education

Medical Education

Medical Education
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation - New Orleans, LA
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation - New Orleans, LA
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Georgia Colon and Rectal Clinics - Atlanta, GA
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Joshua Parks, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Parks' profile.

Dr. Joshua Parks, MD is affiliated with Saint Tammany Parish Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Joshua Parks, MD holds board certification in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Saint Tammany Parish Hospital

    1202 S Tyler St, Covington, LA

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