Involving patients in their care, constantly seeking to further his knowledge
and teach others, and communicating and listening to his patients with
compassion are among the accolades received by Cardiologist
James Parker, MD, FACC, FSCAI—North Oaks Health System’s Physician of the
Year for 2016.
The Medical Executive Committees for North Oaks Medical Center and North
Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital select a Physician of the Year annually based
on nominations from North Oaks employees, volunteers and physicians. The
award recognizes exceptional dedication to serving others, leadership,
performance excellence and the community-at-large.
Dr. James Parker has been a provider with North Oaks Physician Group since
2010 and cares for patients at
North Oaks Cardiology Clinic in Hammond and Livingston.
No stranger to leadership roles, he has served as a founding member of
the North Oaks Physician Group Network Operations Council Ambulatory Physician
Informatics Committee since 2014. He plans to transfer to the Network
Operations Council’s Patient Experience Subcommittee this month.
In 2015, he served as member-at-large of the North Oaks Medical Center
Medical Executive Committee. He also has helped to ensure high quality
care as a past member of the hospital’s Bylaws & Credentials
Committee in 2014.
He is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New
Orleans. He completed an internship, residency and cardiology fellowship
through the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, also in
New Orleans. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine
in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease and is a fellow of the
American College of Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Parker, call (985) 230-APPT (2778)
or (844) APPT-NOW (277-8669). The Hammond clinic is located at 16070 Doctors’
Blvd., across Veterans Ave. from the North Oaks Medical Center campus.
The Livingston clinic is located at 17199 Spring Ranch Road on the second
floor of the North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex. Hours of operation
for both clinics are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.