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Kenneth L. Parish, MDWake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.8 out of 5

96 Ratings
26 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

4.8 out of 5

96 Ratings
26 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

4.8 out of 5

Kenneth L. Parish, MD96 Ratings
26 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
4.8
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.8
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.8
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
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.

4/30/2015

Very pleasant!

4/16/2015

Wonderful experience with *Dr. Parish.

4/8/2015

Dr. Parish was great. We discussed my options and I never felt rushed.

4/6/2015

Explained everything answered all questions & concerns.

3/31/2015

Dr. is very good!

3/16/2015

I was quite impressed that Dr. Parish had ordered my 6 months follow up tests right before coming in to the room. I like efficiency and am always trying to keep appointments scheduled in advance.

3/11/2015

Dr. Parrish was wonderful. He listened to my concerns and gave his advice.

2/17/2015

The only thing bad was that he was treating me for cancer. Personally he was GREAT. I would recommend him to a woman with breast ca.

2/13/2015

I highly recommend *Dr. Parish.

2/13/2015

Excellent & very likeable doctor - Always had total confidence in his work -

2/10/2015

They really care about their patience and very loving clinic.

1/14/2015

Dr. Parish was wonderful. I will certainly choose him again if the need arises. l

1/4/2015

made me feel very confident about my procedure

12/29/2014

Good.

12/23/2014

excellent

12/19/2014

No complaints.

12/17/2014

My concern is not the friendliness of the staff or in their knowledge level. It is in their immense hurry to give me a diagnosis rather than to be sure all is okay.

11/26/2014

My daughter, who is a nurse at Forsyth and I thought he was very good.

11/25/2014

Made me feel comfortable and less anxious.

11/25/2014

Very good.

10/31/2014

I was exceptionally blessed as everything went well. As a nursing professional I can honestly say this was an excellent staff all the way from first encounter to checkout. The only hiccup was the computer access.

10/28/2014

Always showed concern, provided information.

10/21/2014

*Dr. Parish is a very caring, knowledgeable friendly doctor. He has done 3 surgeries on me - for cancer.

10/18/2014

Excellent !!! Such wonderful bed side manners. They truly care about the patient and explain everything very thoroughly. I have every confidence in this Doctor and staff.

10/10/2014

Very good.

10/2/2014

Was knowledgeable and felt like you could trust his advice.

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