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Dr. Melvin L Parnell Jr Is this you?

About Dr. Melvin L Parnell Jr

Dr. Melvin L Parnell Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Metairie, LA. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Parnell has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

23 Ratings with 9 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melvin L Parnell Jr is Great. Dr. Melvin L Parnell Jr has been rated by 23 patients. From those 23 patients 9 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Melvin L Parnell Jr is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Crescent City Orthopedics And Physical Therapy

3600 Houma Blvd
Metairie, LA 70006
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Specialties

Dr. Melvin L Parnell Jr has the following 1 specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    15 Expertise

  • Herniated Disc
  • Sports Medicine
  • Bone Fracture
  • Laminectomy
  • Arthroscopy
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Surgery
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)

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First visit

I didn't even see the doctor. Just a nurse going back and forth with messages from him at this initial visit.

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Five Stars

Very accurate information given,thorough explanation,courteous

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Poor Doctor/Patient Interaction

I was displeased with this doctor as he was condescending and seemed to be trying to impress his resident with snarky remarks during my visit. The resident chuckled when I had to bend over during the physical exam and I felt like I was being looked at in an inappropriate way. Overall, I was not impressed with the doctor 's attitude or approach to my care. Hopefully other patients will have better experiences.

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Five Stars

Dr. Parnell is a fine doctor, very caring, competent and compassionate. I recommend him most highly.

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Three Stars

he treated me for about 3 months. I would get better, then regress back to having pain. he said to call him after he gave me a shot and tell him how i was doing. i did call him and reported that i was in a lot of pain. the nurse called me once to see what was going on. she said someone would call me back. no one ever called me back. i rate dr. parnell very poorlyl. now i have to see another doctor

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016, 2015)

    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 Award

    Patients' Choice Award (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.

  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Lsu Health Sciences

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Melvin L Parnell Jr accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Crescent City Orthopedics And Physical Therapy, 3600 Houma Blvd, Metairie, LA
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