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E Don Parker, MD

Family Medicine

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About E Don Parker, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

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Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Baylor College of Medicine (1994)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Dwight D Eisenhower Army Center (1997)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, E Don Parker, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (266) for E Don Parker, MD

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Sep 13, 2022
Caring, thorough, and professional. Able to trust his recommendations without question.
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Sep 12, 2022
Very personal.
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Sep 10, 2022
Complete
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Sep 9, 2022
I have probably had Dr. Parker as my primary for at least 15 years, always respectful and I think he tries to do the best possibly treatment for me.
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Sep 8, 2022
Dr Parker is the best!!
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Sep 3, 2022
Dr. Parker was very kind and caring. He asked questions and I felt he truely listened to my answers.
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Sep 2, 2022
Awesome
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Aug 31, 2022
Super first visit!
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Aug 28, 2022
Has cared for me for about 20 years and he has given me excellent care, referring me to specialists who have also given me great care. Wonderful Christian man.
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Aug 28, 2022
He Is the kind of Family everyone wants and I am lucky to have him as my doctor.
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Aug 25, 2022
Always makes it a smooth and easy experience from start to finish.
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Aug 25, 2022
Informed, friendly and professional
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Aug 24, 2022
Just a great physician all around.
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Aug 24, 2022
Great
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Aug 23, 2022
Good
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Aug 23, 2022
Takes a sincere interest in your medical problems. I never feel rushed.
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Aug 23, 2022
Amazing
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Aug 21, 2022
He's very easy to talk to and listens to me. My a1c has dropped almost 2 points in 3 months.
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Aug 19, 2022
Caring, professional, listens, understanding, respectful
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Aug 19, 2022
Very open and easy to communicate with. Explains issues that a common person can understand.
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Aug 18, 2022
Kind , caring, just what a family doctor needs to be
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Aug 17, 2022
Best person I know. Great Christian and just a great human.
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Aug 12, 2022
Doesn't beat around the bush !Gets right to the point and does not sugar-coat anything !That's why I like going to him about all my medical problem's or concerns.
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Aug 11, 2022
Friendly and professional. Good communicator. Carefully discussed patients issues and recommended realistic solutions.
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Aug 10, 2022
Great!
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Aug 9, 2022
Has always taken the time to review and talk to me about my health records very attentive and conerned
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Aug 9, 2022
I received excellent care!
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Aug 6, 2022
Dr Parker is always cheerful and thorough.
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Aug 5, 2022
Very encouraging. Practical and caring.
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Aug 4, 2022
Short and quick visit
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Aug 4, 2022
Wonderful doctor very lucky to have him as a provider
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Jul 26, 2022
Caring and friendly
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Jul 24, 2022
Dr.Parker has been my provider for many years. Would not want to ever change.
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Jul 24, 2022
Great great attitude
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Jul 23, 2022
Very professional and friendly. Listened to concerns
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Jul 22, 2022
I'm a new patient of Dr Parker but he's doing a great job of taking care of me
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Jul 22, 2022
Dr. Parker was very easy to talk to and attentive to my issues.
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Jul 21, 2022
Top proffessinal
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Jul 20, 2022
Dr. Parker has always been terrific! I have been a patient of his for MANY years. I recommend him to anyone that mentions they are looking for a PCP.
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Jul 19, 2022
Excellent
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Jul 14, 2022
Excellent!
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Jul 12, 2022
Always excellent.
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Jul 10, 2022
Very professional, personable, and courteous.
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Jul 10, 2022
Dr Parker expressed personal concern for my hospitalization recovery status and provided professional advice for continued progress.
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Jul 8, 2022
Dr. Parker is patient and very knowledgeable. I appreciate his honesty and integrity.
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Jul 7, 2022
The best
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Jul 1, 2022
The appointment went very smoothly.
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Jun 30, 2022
Dr. Parker addressed my concerns concerning my health conditions and we both agreed that A1c is trending down, albeit slowly.
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Jun 29, 2022
Great
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Jun 25, 2022
Only my second visit with this provider. My original provider no longer works for BSW so am getting to know the new provider
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Jun 24, 2022
Outstanding Doctor and Staff
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Jun 23, 2022
Always knowledgeable and helpful
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Jun 23, 2022
Dr Parker is always so kind and easy to talk with-I have recommended him to my friends who are looking for a Doctor. And the front desk ladies are always nice, friendly and efficient!
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Jun 22, 2022
Absolutely fantastic.
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Jun 22, 2022
The clinic staff, nursing staff, and Dr Parker were very professional during my visit!
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Jun 18, 2022
Great experience!
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Jun 18, 2022
Excellent
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Jun 17, 2022
Dr. Parker is an excellent provider. I have been very satisfied.
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Jun 16, 2022
Knowledgeable, personable
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Jun 14, 2022
I like Dr Parker. Professional and to the point. Does take the necessary time to cover all concerns even though it is an obviously busy clinic. Keep up the good work!
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Jun 11, 2022
Friendly and welcoming environment
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Jun 1, 2022
Very good as usual
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May 27, 2022
Very pleased
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May 24, 2022
Very good Doctor !
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May 20, 2022
Very pleased.
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May 19, 2022
Excellent
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May 18, 2022
Dr. Parrker has been my primary car provider for about twenty years. His concern for my health and well-being has been excellent.I will be in his care as long as he is at Scott & White.
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May 18, 2022
Dr Parker was courteous, pleasant, clear and unhurried. He listened and answered all my questions.
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May 15, 2022
Very happy and he has given me goals to improve my life. I already feel better mentally and am getting the rest In gear.
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May 14, 2022
Glad to now have a primary care
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May 13, 2022
I am always treated with the utmost respect and courtesy.
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May 11, 2022
Very professional and listen to the patient
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May 11, 2022
No nonsense approach to my health issues. I appreciated his candor and projected concern towards my health
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May 10, 2022
Always satisfied with my clinic/doctors visit
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May 6, 2022
Dr Parker is one of the best providers I have ever encountered in 75 years......trust every thing he says
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May 6, 2022
Professional,concerned, very nice, ready & willing to help me with my health concerns. Don't know him yet, he is a new provider.
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Apr 30, 2022
This was my first visit with Dr. Parker and he is excellent. I look forward to having him as my new doctor.
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Apr 28, 2022
For a first visit with a new doctor, I found Dr Parker very warm, friendly and focused ion our visit. I feel fortunate to have been assigned to a very knowledgeable doctor.
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Apr 28, 2022
Excellent provider and overall experience
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Apr 25, 2022
Helpful, courteous, and friendly. I felt they had my best interests at heart.
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Apr 24, 2022
Thankful to be his patient.
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Apr 23, 2022
Friendly and professional
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Apr 20, 2022
Excellent!
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Apr 17, 2022
Very easy to talk to and explain any issues that you may have. Very concerned about any issues that you may have. Very satisfied with his concern and care of your well being.
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Apr 17, 2022
I feel like Dr Parker understands any concerns I have
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Apr 16, 2022
I was very pleased to see Dr. Parker. He got things moving for what needed to be done.
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Apr 15, 2022
Kind and helpful. Was concerned with my problem.
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Apr 14, 2022
Dr. Parker is the best!
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Apr 14, 2022
Very good
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Apr 12, 2022
Top notch!
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Apr 6, 2022
Very professional, caring and knowledgeable.
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Apr 5, 2022
Dr Parker is a great doctor and I am so glad I have him as mine
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Apr 4, 2022
Dr. Parker has always been concerned for our needs and taken time to explain to us any question we might have
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Apr 4, 2022
It was good.
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