Dr. Alton Parker is a cardiothoracic surgeon practicing in Jackson, WY. Dr. Parker specializes in surgical procedues of vital organs in the chest such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and more. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Parker typically treats conditions like heart disease and lung disease. This class of surgeon can also include cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, congenital heart surgeons and general thoracic surgeons.
Education and Training
St Matthews University 2004
- Henry Ford Hospital-Detroit, Mi.
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