Paul M. Parker, M.D.

Pediatric Surgeon
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Egleston

Atlanta Pediatric Surgery, P.C.
1975 Century Blvd., Suite 6
Atlanta , GA 30345
Phone: 404-982-9938
Fax: 404-982-9136

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine


College: Davidson College, Davidson, N.C., 1977
Medical Degree: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1981
Internship: Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester, 1982
Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester (General Surgery), 1982-1986
Fellowship: St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, 1986-1988
Certification: General Surgery, Pediatric General Surgery

Professional/Scientific Societies

  • Greater Atlanta Pediatric Society
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Georgia Surgical Society
  • Southeastern Surgical Congress
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association


Dr. Parker is not currently involved in any basic science or laboratory research, but rather devotes his professional time fully to clinical work and teaching medical students and residents. He participates in academic publications involving clinical experience and gives Grand Rounds presentations and invited lectures on topics of current clinical interest.

Areas of Interest

Dr. Parker is involved in all aspects of traditional general pediatric surgery, including thoracic surgery, newborn surgery, prenatal consultations, trauma, and adolescent surgery as well as the whole range of common problems such as appendicitis, hernias and pectus deformities. He has been using minimally invasive surgical techniques since 1991 and performs the whole spectrum of these procedures from laparoscopic appendectomies, cholecystectomies, pyloromyotomies and fundoplications to more advanced splenectomies, thoracoscopic lung and mediastinal procedures, colectomy, tumor resection and biopsies.



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