Warren D. Parker, MD
Neurosurgical Group of Texas
Houston, TX

About Warren D. Parker, MD

Doctor Warren D. Parker is a Board Certified neurosurgeon who has practiced in the Texas Medical Center in Houston since 1975. He was born and raised in Eagle Lake, Texas, and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. Following his internship at Ben Taub Hospital and The Methodist Hospitals, he served as a Captain and Flight Surgeon in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971 and was stationed in Korea. His neurosurgery training was completed at Baylor College of Medicine affiliated hospitals in 1975.

He is a partner of the Neurosurgical Group of Texas, which is a five-doctor group practicing at The Methodist and St. Luke's Hospitals. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Baylor College of Medicine and is involved in neurosurgery resident training. He recently co-authored "Outpatient Surgical Treatment of Cervical Radiculopathy", which appeared in the July 1997 issue of The Journal of Neurosurgery.

He is a member of the Harris County Medical Society, the Houston Surgical Society, the Houston Neurological Society, and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. He has been on The Methodist Hospital Neurosurgery Quality Assurance Committee for the past ten years.

Articles Written by Warren D. Parker, MD

Cervical Radiculopathy Treated Surgically on an Outpatient Basis

Cervical radiculopathies can now be treated surgically on an outpatient basis. A surgeon explains his preference for treating cervical radiculopathy(a type of neck pain) by the posterior approach (from the back of the neck) rather than by an anterior discectomy and fusion. Read about this minimally invasive spine surgery technique.

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