Dr. Richard Parker, MD - Denver, CO - undefined

Dr. Richard Parker, MD

Office Hours:
Mo - Fr: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Treats Children

Primary Location

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates1601 E 19th Ave Ste 5000Denver, CO 80218
    • Office Hours
    • Mo - Fr: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 303-226-4650
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Dr. Parker's Background

Bio

Dr. Richard Parker is board-certified in general, thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. He serves patients at Presbyterian/St. Luke Medical Center and Rose Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Colorado and his postgraduate fellowship in cardiovascular surgery from Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. Prior to joining HealthONE, he served as a physician at Colorado Cardiovascular Surgical Associates. Currently, he serves as Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Rose Medical Center and Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Presbyterian/St. Luke Medical Center. He has co-authored several papers and presented research at well-known seminars and conferences. Dr. Richard Parker is experienced in all aspects of thoracic (heart, lung, esophageal and chest wall) surgery, coronary artery surgery and has been a pioneer in minimal access VATS surgery of the chest. He also has extensive experience in aortic and mitral valve surgery, including the minimal access approach. For the past 20 years, Dr. Parker has been named one of 5280 magazine's "Best Doctors".

Dr. Richard Parker is board-certified in general, thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. He serves patients at Presbyterian/St. Luke Medical Center and Rose Medical Center. He completed his fellowship...Dr. Richard Parker is board-certified in general, thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. He serves patients at Presbyterian/St. Luke Medical Center and Rose Medical Center. He completed his fellowship in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the University of Colorado and his postgraduate fellowship in cardiovascular surgery from Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. Prior to joining HealthONE, he served as a physician at Colorado Cardiovascular Surgical Associates. Currently, he serves as Chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at Rose Medical Center and Chairman of the Department of Cardiovascular Surgery at Presbyterian/St. Luke Medical Center. He has co-authored several papers and presented research at well-known seminars and conferences. Dr. Richard Parker is experienced in all aspects of thoracic (heart, lung, esophageal and chest wall) surgery, coronary artery surgery and has been a pioneer in minimal access VATS surgery of the chest. He also has extensive experience in aortic and mitral valve surgery, including the minimal access approach. For the past 20 years, Dr. Parker has been named one of 5280 magazine's "Best Doctors".

Specialties

Hospital Affiliations

  • Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at Sky Ridge

Education

  • Residency
  • The University of Colorado Medical Center
  • Medical School, 1968
  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine
  • Omaha, NE