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About Dr. Mark Parker
Dr. Mark Parker, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Charlotte, NC, with other offices in Kannapolis, NC and Shelby, NC (and 5 other locations). He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Endocrinology and Pediatrics. Dr. Parker is affiliated with Mercy Hospital, Carolinas Medical Center and Presb Orthopaedic Hospital. Dr. Parker has received 5 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Mark Parker has the following 2 specialties
- Pediatric Endocrinology
Endocrinologists treat disorders related to our glands and the hormones they produce. Because hormones play a key role in the growth and development of children, these conditions often pose different threats to children than they do adults. That’s where a pediatric endocrinologist comes in.
They can diagnose and treat hormonal disorders such as abnormal thyroid function, growth complications and early or delayed puberty. Ambiguous genitals as well as ovarian and testicular dysfunction are also part of their expertise. Childhood obesity, diabetes and problems with low blood sugar also tie back to hormone function and may require consulting with a pediatric endocrinologist.
A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.
Dr. Mark Parker has the following 10 expertise
- Diabetes Complications
- Endocrine Disorders
- Growth Disorders
- Insulin Resistance
- Thyroid Diseases
Dr. Mark Parker has 2 board certified specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience
Dr. Mark Parker is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr. Parker is an amazing Endocrinologist. He has been our cheerleaders from day one. When he met Landen in the hospital we were so grateful to have been referred to him. I'm sure all the doctors are amazing because I have heard nothing but amazing things about the entire practice but we love Dr. Parker.
Dr. Parker is a conscientious, highly qualified medical professional with a good disposition and sense of humor. As an endocrinology specialist...he is sharp and observant, catches detail and follows up on any unusual issues. He's a good doc and his patients are blessed to have him caring for their specific healthcare needs.
Dr. Parker began seeing my daughter when she was 6 months old and she is now 14. He has always met her where she was; encouraged her and informed her. Dr. Parker is a gem among rocks in the medical profession for patient care. Others should take a page from his playbook about how to care for the whole patient. Very thankful for this great doctor.
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2014)
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
Dr. Parker is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Carolinas Medical Center
Presb Orthopaedic Hospital
Kings Mountain Hospital
Anson County Hospital
Presbyterian Hospital Charlotte
Presbyterian HospitalPresbyterian Orthopaedic Hospital
35 Years Experience
The Ohio State University
Graduated in 1978
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