Joshua D. Parks, MD

Joshua D. Parks
Ochsner Specialty Health Center – Slidell 1850 Gause Blvd. East Suite # 202 Slidell, LA 70461  985-639-3777
Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore 100 Medical Center Dr. Slidell, LA 70461  985-649-7070
Ochsner Health Center - Covington 1000 Ochsner Blvd. Covington, LA 70433  985-875-2828

Specialties Offered

Dr. Parks received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee.  He then went on to complete his surgical residency at Ochsner Clinic Foundation.  Folowing this, he completed a fellowship in colon and rectal surgery at Georgia Colon and Rectal Surgical Associates.  Dr. Parks has been on staff with Ochsner since 2009, and he is a Fellow of the American Board of Surgery.  The scope of his clinical practice includes general surgical procedures as well as diseases of the colon and rectum.

Titles Held

Staff Surgeon

Clinical Interests

Dr. Parks' clinical interests include colon cancer, sphincter preserving surgery for rectal cancer, diverticulitis and endoscopy.

Languages Spoken


Certifications Held

American Board of Surgery

  • Medical School: University of Tennessee Medical School
  • Internship: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
  • Residency: Ochsner Clinic Foundation
  • Fellowship: Georgia Colon and Rectal Clinics