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Dr. James Parks, MD

Internal Medicine*
3.7 (23)
Map Pin Small Birmingham, AL
Accepting new patients
39 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. James Parks, MD

Dr. James Parks, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Birmingham, AL. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 39 years of experience, and is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease. They graduated from University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine and is affiliated with Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham and Coosa Valley Medical Center. Dr. Parks, completed a residency at Dallas Co Hp Parkland Mem|University Of Al Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Parks an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Parks works at Southview Medical Group, P.C. in Birmingham, AL. They frequently treat conditions like Hypertension and Chest Pain along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Parks' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Southview Medical Group, P.C.
    833 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 300, Birmingham, AL 35205 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (205) 933-4679
    Monday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Thursday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Friday
    08:00 - 16:30
    Saturday
    Closed
    Sunday
    Closed

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham
  • Coosa Valley Medical Center

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Hypertension
Chest Pain
Shortness of Breath
Aortic Valve Disease
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Heart Disease
Hyperlipidemia
Lipid Disorders
Syncope
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Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Acute Coronary Syndrome
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Angina
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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Flutter
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Carotid Artery Disease
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Murmur
Heart Palpitations
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Limb Pain
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Septal Defect
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Systolic Heart Failure
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Unstable Angina
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Tilt_Testing
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Pain
Acidosis
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Actinic Keratosis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Endocarditis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
Adult Failure to Thrive
Alkalosis
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Aneurysm
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asphyxia and Hypoxemia
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atrial Septal Defect
Atypical Atrial Flutter
Back Pain
Balanoposthitis
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Benign Heart Tumors
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Prostatitis
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Dissection
Coronary Vessel Malformation
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Endocarditis
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Esophagitis
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
First Degree Heart Block
Food Poisoning
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Gout
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Headache
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Heart Block
Hernia
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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hypertensive Encephalopathy
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Hypogonadism
Hypothyroidism
Indigestion
Infective Endocarditis
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Joint Pain
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Liver Damage from Alcohol
Long QT Syndrome
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Marfan Syndrome
Mastodynia
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Prolapse
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Muscle Cramping
Nail Infection
Nausea
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Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Orthostatic Hypotension
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Patent Ductus Arteriosus
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Peptic Ulcer
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Postpartum Cardiomyopathy
Potassium Deficiency
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Prinzmetal Angina
Prostatitis
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Purpura
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Radiculopathy
Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Rhabdomyolysis
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Rheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Ringworm
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Sarcoidosis
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Second Degree Heart Block
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Sickle Cell Disease
Sinusitis
Skin Ulcer
Sleep Apnea
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stye
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Subacute Endocarditis
Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Systemic Vasculitis
Testicular Dysfunction
Tetralogy of Fallot
Third Degree Heart Block
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Vertigo
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Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern
Advance Directive End of Life Planning
Arrhythmia Screening
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Immunization Administration
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    3.7
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    Based on 23 ratings
    Patient Ratings (23)
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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 39 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1255305470
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Dallas Co Hp Parkland Mem|University Of Al Hospital
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Alabama at Birmingham Heersink School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
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    Dr. James Parks, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Parks is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Parks works at Southview Medical Group, P.C. in Birmingham, AL. View the full address on Dr. Parks’s profile.

    Dr. Parks has seen patients for Hypertension and Chest Pain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Parks on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Parks. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Parks.

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