Paul M. Parker MD

Paramus, NJ, US
Paul M. Parker MD

About the Practice

Practice Philosophy

The Parker Center is committed to delivering personal empathetic and expert service to its patients, improving their self-esteem and over-all quality of life.

Practice Specialization

While Dr. Parker's medical school honors, extensive training and board certification affirm his knowledge, his surgical talent and pursuit of high quality surgical results are the cornerstone of his greatest recognition. Though recognized for his expertise in cosmetic and plastic surgery, Dr. Parker has a particular interest in facial and body contouring. He is most celebrated for achieving a natural, youthful appearance for his patients. In addition, his commitment to breast reconstruction following cancer and its significant impact on self-esteem and body image have been a great source of personal satisfaction to him.

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Background & Certification

Board Certification

Dr. Parker is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He holds a certificate of advanced education in cosmetic surgery.

Professional Background

Dr. Parker graduated Magna Cum Laude and a member of Phi Beta Kappa from Union College in Schenectady, New York. He subsequently graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC where he was the recipient of the distinguished CV Mosby Award of Excellence.

He completed residencies in both General Surgery and Plastic Surgery at New York University Medical Center and while there received the Theodore Barnett Award for Excellence in Teaching. During this training, Dr. Parker spent six months at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital exclusively learning cosmetic surgery techniques with some of the acknowledged masters in the field. He also completed a fellowship in Microsurgery at New York University Medical Center's Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery with heavy emphasis on innovative methods of breast reconstruction.

Teaching Appointments

Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at NYU Medical Center.

Publications and Presentations

Dr. Parker's work in patient and physician education is also notable, conducting seminars and lecturing on all aspects of plastic surgery. He is also co-founder of "Image Reborn", a breast reconstruction support group to which he donates much of his time and expertise.

Dr. Parker has appeared on local and national television, numerous radio talk shows and in newspapers and magazines discussing plastic surgery and its impact on patients.

Awards & Honors

Susan B. Koman Foundation Man of the Year Award

Affiliations & Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Hackensack Medical University
The Valley Hospital
Pascack Valley Hospital

Society Memberships

He holds a certificate of advanced education in cosmetic surgery. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the Northeastern Society of Plastic Surgeons, and the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons.

Your Consultation

New patient appointments are usually scheduled for afternoon hours Monday through Thursday, consistent with Dr. Parker's surgical schedule. This consultation will provide an opportunity to explore your options and discuss your procedures in detail. The consultation also usually includes educational videotapes, a review of photographic examples of other patients' results and may include computer imaging.

Staff & Facilities

Surgical Facility

The 15,000 square foot Parker Center houses a free-standing surgical center, certified by the AAAASF, and Medicare. This assures you higher safety and procedural standards. Care from a staff of registered nurses exclusively treating plastic surgery patients is coupled with the presence of an excellent team of board-certified anesthesiologist.

Computer Imaging

We obtain color photographs of most patients before and after surgery. Preoperatively these photographs can be imaged" or morphed in certain cases to give the patient an idea of what surgery might do. These images are not a guarantee of results, but intended to help you imagine the possibilities of plastic surgery. Imaging is particularly helpful for the following surgeries: "rhinoplasty , liposuction, facelift , browlift, blepharoplasty.

Skin Care Products

Skin Care Consultation and Analysis
Skin Rejuvenation
Peels: Micropeels, Obagi Blue Peel, Personalized Peels
Hair Removal
Permanent Cosmetics: Brows, Upper and Lower Eyeliner, Lash Enhancement, Lips and Lip Liner, Scar Camouflage
Makeup Consultations and Application
Body Treatments: Mud, Salt, Seaweed

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Payment Options

All Major credit cards accepted.

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