Rhonda Parker, D.O.10Parker

Specializing in general orthopaedic surgery.

Dr. Parker is board-certified in General Orthopaedics and is fellowship trained in Foot and Ankle surgery.  She is dedicated to serving patients with various orthopaedic issues and is well versed in all areas of orthopaedic care.

Dr. Parker joined Western Slope Orthopaedics in 2009, after completing her fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania and her residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Parker provided preventive care and acute injury assessment/treatment in her role as a Certified Athletic Trainer for professional and collegiate sports teams.  When she is not treating patients, she enjoys time with her family, the great outdoors and the arts.  Dr. Parker previously sang with the Colorado Symphony Chorus.  As a mother of two, her favorite performances now include those in which her two boys participate.

As a double alumnus from the University of Oregon, Dr. Parker is frequently seen sporting Oregon Ducks attire.

Experience

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Western Slope Orthopaedics, 2009 to present

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Lankenau Medical Center, Wynnewood, PA

Certified Athletic Trainer
Colorado Explosion, Women’s Professional Basketball
Colorado Foxes, Men’s Professional Soccer
University of Colorado Sports Medicine, High School Outreach
University of Oregon, NCAA Collegiate Athletics, including Football, Softball Track and Field

Fellowship

Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, PA

Residency and Internship

Orthopaedic Surgery
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

Medical School

Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine
Cum laude, Dean’s List, Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society, Student Body President
Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Erie, PA

Graduate School/College

Masters of Science in Health Education, cum laude
Bachelors of Science in Physical Education, cum laude
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Western Orthopaedic Association
Colorado Medical Society
Orthopedic Trauma Association
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
American Osteopathic Association