Meet Our Team
Committed to Excellence
Parker Plastic Surgery Team – our mission is to provide our patients with the highest quality care available. We are committed to excellence and adhere to strict standards that are constantly evaluated and updated. We provide the privacy and confidentiality that our patients deserve and emphasize the importance of making the patient experience that is unsurpassed in personal service.
Tiffany is Dr. Parker’s Patient Care Coordinator and guides our patients through the surgical process. She will talk with you at your first phone call, answer your questions and schedule you for your consultation. You’ll meet with her after you meet with Dr. Parker, where she will go over pricing information and help you find a surgery date that’s convenient for you. She is a very enthusiastic and truly cares about every patient. Her goal is to ensure that your experience at Parker Plastic Surgery is positive from start to finish.
Freida is the smiling face patients see when they first walk into our office. She is responsible for answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, and making sure our patients feel welcome and comfortable. Freida is always cheerful and has a heart as big as all outdoors. She has over 20 years of experience in the medical field, and we are so happy she is a part of our practice.
Shawna King, RN
Shawna received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the Medical College of Georgia in 1996. She comes to us after 15 years at Athens Regional during which time she has worked in the Emergency Room, Pediatrics, and most recently, Labor and Delivery. She makes great relationships with our patients and truly cares about their experience with us. We look forward to having her with our practice for many years to come.
Heidi Humphries, RN
Heidi has over 20 years of nursing experience and combines that vast medical knowledge with a warm, genuine fondness for our patients and their well-being. She assists Dr. Parker in all aspects of patient care — from office visits to our operating room to recovery and post-op care. Our patients describe her as professional, friendly, and caring and compassionate, and we couldn’t agree more.
Janet is our Certified Surgical Technician. She assists Dr. Parker with surgery in our operating room as well as at both Athens Regional Medical Center and St. Mary’s Hospital. She sets up the operating room and procedure rooms and is responsible for maintaining our operating instruments and equipment. Janet worked at St. Mary’s Hospital before joining us in September 2009. Since that time, she has become an invaluable part of our team.
Dan Bartlett, CRNA
Dan has worked as our Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist since 2003 and plays a vital role in the care of our patients. Dan served in the US Army, where he earned both a purple heart and a bronze star, and then continued to receive his nursing degree from West Virginia University. Dan attended the United Hospital School of Anesthesia and completed his MA in 1972. He has served as President of the TN Association of Nurse Anesthetists and is currently on the board of the GA Association of Nurse Anesthetists.
Kayla is our newest addition to the practice. She’s a great multi-tasker who works behind the scenes managing the day-to-day operations. She answers the phones and makes patient appointments, updates patient information as needed, and provides administrative support for our surgery center. We’re so glad she’s part of our Parker Plastic Surgery team.
Julie is responsible for all Dr. Parker’s insurance and billing. She has worked in the medical field for twelve years – five of which have been in insurance. Julie can assist patients with any insurance or billing questions they may have. She joined our team in October 2008 and is a welcome addition to our practice.
Derin is the manager of the practice. She has been with the practice since 1997 and works behind the scenes to ensure that the practice operates effectively, efficiently, and to the highest standards, our patients have come to expect.
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As one of the most well-regarded plastic surgeons performing Plastic Surgery in Athens, Dr. James Parker is here to answer all your questions about Plastic Surgery. To confirm whether you are an ideal candidate for Plastic Surgery, contact us today to schedule your in-person consultation.