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Dr. Susan Parks, MD

Geriatric Medicine*
4.8 (228)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
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30 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Susan Parks, MD

Dr. Susan Parks, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Geriatric Medicine, has 30 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Parks, completed a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. Patients rated Dr. Parks an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Parks works at Jefferson Geriatrics in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Parks' Office Locations

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    Jefferson Geriatrics
    833 Chestnut St Ste 301, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680

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Immunization Administration
Constipation
Limb Pain
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Administrative Physical
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Diarrhea
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Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fever
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Foot Infection
Joint Pain
Muscle Spasm
Nail Infection
Nausea
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Shortness of Breath
Tobacco Use Disorder
Urinary Incontinence
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Adult Failure to Thrive
Allergic Rhinitis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Atherosclerosis
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Infection
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Breast Pain
Bronchitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pharyngitis
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dry Skin
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Dysentery
Dyshydrotic Eczema
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis Due to Metals
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Esophagitis
Fibromyalgia
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gout
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Hair Loss
Headache
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Heart Disease
Hernia
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Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Insomnia
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menstrual Disorders
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
Nasopharyngitis
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pharyngitis
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Proteinuria
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shingles
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Sinus Bradycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Tension Headache
Thyroid Goiter
Tinnitus
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Tremor
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Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Arrhythmia Screening
Bacteriuria Screening
Blood Allergy Testing
Bone Density Scan
Breast Cancer Screening
Cancer Screening
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest Pain Evaluation
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Cholesterol Screening
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Detoxification Evaluation
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Dipstick Urinalysis
Disability Evaluation
Drug Allergy Testing
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Dyslexia Assessment
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fetal Cardiac Screening
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
Geriatric Assessment
Gonorrhea Screening
Health Screening
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Home Sleep Study
Impairment Rating Evaluation
Independent Educational Evaluation
Joint Fluid Test
Lyme Disease Evaluation
Mammography
McMurray's Test
Melanoma Screening
Memory Evaluation
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Mole Evaluation
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cancer Screening
Patch Testing
Pre-Operative Evaluation
Pregnancy Test
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Rapid Flu Test
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Screenings
Skin Testing and Screening
Spinal and Postural Screening
STD Screening
Strep Test
Syphilis Screening
Thyroid Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
Tuberculosis Screening
Urine Pregnancy Test
Vaccination
Vaginosis Screening
VAP Lipid Testing
Wellness Examination
Wheelchair Evaluation
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.8
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    Based on 228 ratings
    Patient Ratings (228)
    5 Star
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    4 Star
    (22)
    3 Star
    (7)
    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (4)
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    Specialties*
    • Geriatric Medicine

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 30 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Female
    Gender
    NPI Number
    • 1457378028
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Residency
    Internship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Parks has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Parks works at Jefferson Geriatrics in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Parks’s profile.

    Dr. Parks has seen patients for Constipation, 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.

    228 patients have reviewed Dr. Parks. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Parks.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Parks, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Parks appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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