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Kenneth L. Parish, MDWake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

127 Ratings
19 Comments
 

Kenneth L. Parish, MD

Physician,

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Clinical Locations

Surgical Services - Hickory

Contact Information

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 828-327-9178
Department: 828-327-9178

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About Dr. Parish

Dr. Parish's practice covers the full spectrum of general surgery interests, including laparoscopic gastrointestinal surgery, cancer surgery (breast, colon, thyroid, melanoma, and others), and endocrine surgery. He is the medical director of the Frye Cancer Program and has a special interest in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of breast cancer.

Education & Training

  • BA, Johns Hopkins University, 1982
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University, 1985
  • Fellowship, Surgical Research, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1990
  • Residency, General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1991

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery, Surgery

NPI Number

  • 1215990502
Kenneth L. Parish, MD

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

127 Ratings
19 Comments
 

Kenneth L. Parish, MD

Physician, Surgical Services - Hickory

,

Contact Information

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Department: 828-327-9178

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Kenneth L. Parish, MD

Kenneth L. Parish, MD

Physician, Surgical Services - Hickory



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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Kenneth L. Parish, MD127 Ratings
19 Comments


 

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.7
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.7
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.7
CP spoke using clear language
4.7
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.8
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.8
Patients' confidence in CP
4.8
Time CP spent with patient
4.6
Wait time at clinic
4.4



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

10/29/2017

For my first visit ever with Dr. Parish I was very impressed with his concern, compassion and friendliness. Looking forward to him doing my surgery tomorrow!

10/25/2017

I feel very confident with this care provider and would choose again

10/19/2017

The provider spent less than two minutes in the room with me. I was spoken to like a child, patted on the shoulder and then dismissed. It was the worst experience I've ever had with a healthcare professional.

10/10/2017

I really like *Dr. Parish! Very caring.

9/26/2017

very thorough in his explanation

9/12/2017

Dr. Parish is a true professional, great doctor.

8/7/2017

*Dr. Perish is a very caring and kind physician. Although a cancer diagnosis is difficult, he and his staff made it the best experience possible.

7/13/2017

Just love my

6/28/2017

I have a lot of confidence in this physician, and have in fact, recommended him to others. I have been very pleased with the level of care that I received from him.

5/22/2017

Having a lot of doctors due to breast cancer *Dr. Parish has been the very best ever. I recommend him to everyone that needs a surgeon. I'm very sad it was my last visit. I was going on vacation when *Dr. Parish worked with my plastic surgeon to get my surgery set up so I would have time to heal. I can't say enough good about him and his staff.

4/27/2017

Have great confidence in *Dr. Parish.

3/24/2017

*Dr. Parish is a very good listener and I have the utmost confidence in him.

2/28/2017

I LOVE HIM, HE IS THE BEST !!! HE OPERATED ON MY MOM FIRST AND WAS EXCELLENT, THEN ME, HE IS EXCELLENT.

1/21/2017

*Dr. Parish is great - I knew he was lucky that day.

1/20/2017

Excellent surgeon - sensitive to needs and empathetic to medical situations - highly recommend to others!

12/27/2016

I've had four procedures with Dr. Parish and all were exemplary.

12/20/2016

I have recommended this provider to several of my friends who needed surgery. all of them have been very impressed with him and his staff

12/20/2016

I wasn't prepared for what I saw or experienced post surgery.

12/15/2016

Dr. Parrish is an awesome surgeon. Would highly recommend him!

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