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Dr. Melvin Parnell, MD

Orthopedic Surgery*
3.8 (13)
Map Pin Small Metairie, LA
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Melvin Parnell, MD

Dr. Melvin Parnell, MD is an Orthopedic Surgeon in Metairie, LA. They specialize in Orthopedic Surgery, has 44 years of experience. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge, Saint Bernard Parish Hospital, East Jefferson General Hospital and Pascagoula Hospital. Dr. Parnell, completed a residency at Tulane Universitiy School of Medicine Dept of Orthopedic Surgery. Patients rated Dr. Parnell an average 3.8 star rating.

Dr. Parnell works at Practice in Metairie, LA. They frequently treat conditions like Achilles Tendon Contracture, Wrist Sprain or Strain and Foot Sprain 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. Parnell's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Crescent City Orthopedics
    3600 Houma Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 309-6500
  2. 2
    GNO Snoring and Sinus LLC
    4224 Houma Blvd Ste 205, Metairie, LA 70006 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (504) 456-5162

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Tulane Medical Center
  • Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge
  • Saint Bernard Parish Hospital
  • East Jefferson General Hospital
  • Pascagoula Hospital

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Achilles Tendon Contracture
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Foot Sprain
Joint Pain
Back Pain
Bursitis
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Bursitis of Hip
Chronic Neck Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hip Tendinitis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Piriformis Syndrome
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sciatica
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Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Arthrocentesis
Steroid Injection
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ataxia
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Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bunion
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chondromalacia
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Foot Fracture
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Gait Abnormality
Gout
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Hammer Toe
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Hip Fracture
Hip Pointer
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Plantar Fasciitis
Posterior Tibial Tendonitis
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tenosynovitis
Trigger Finger
Achilles Tenotomy
Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
Closed Hip Fracture Treatment
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement, Cemented
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement
Meniscectomy
Meniscus Surgery
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Open Hip Fracture Treatment
Peripheral Nerve Block
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Somatic Nerve Block
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    3.8
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    Based on 13 ratings
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    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1871548933
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Tulane Universitiy School of Medicine Dept of Orthopedic Surgery
    Residency
    Internship
    • Charity Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • University of New Orleans
    Undergraduate School

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    Dr. Melvin Parnell, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Parnell is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Parnell has seen patients for Achilles Tendon Contracture, Wrist Sprain or Strain and Foot Sprain, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Parnell on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    13 patients have reviewed Dr. Parnell. The overall rating for this provider is 3.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Parnell.

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