Dr. Richard D Parker MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Parker is an orthopedic surgeon in Cleveland, Ohio and is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Parker accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 89 doctors at Cleveland Clinic who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Cleveland Clinic
Ranked #3 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1982–1986

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland
Internship, Transitional Year, 1981–1982

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

OH State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Kappa Delta Award, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

Publications & Presentations

A surveillance report of HIV status and high risk behaviors among rapid testing participants in Tallinn, Estonia.
Parker, R. D., Rüütel, K.

Are Articular Cartilage Lesions and Meniscus Tears Predictive of IKDC, KOOS, and Marx Activity Level Outcomes After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction?: A 6-Year Multicenter Cohort Study.
Cox, C. L.,Huston, L. J.,Dunn, W. R.,Reinke, E. K.,Nwosu, S. K.,Parker, R. D.,Wright, R. W.,Kaeding, C. C.,Marx, R. G.,Amendola, A.,McCarty, E. C.,Spindler, K. P.

Vertebral osteomyelitis: Retrospective review of 11 years of experience.
Weissman, S.,Parker, R. D.,Siddiqui, W.,Dykema, S.,Horvath, J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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