Dr. Richard Parker DO
Sports Medicine Specialists — La Mesa, CA
Dr. Richard Parker specializes in sports medicine, family practice in La Mesa, California. Details of Dr. Parker's experience as an DO and his hospital affiliation are available on your free doctor report.
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8860 Center Dr
La Mesa, CA 91942
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Dr. Richard Parker identified specializing in
Sports MedicineSports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation. and Family PracticeFamily Practice
A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family, and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The family physician receives a broad range of training that includes internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Special emphasis is placed on prevention and primary care of entire families, utilizing consultations and community resources when appropriate..
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Dr. Parker is affiliated with 1 hospital:
6655 Alvarado Rd
San Diego, CA 92120
Patients may also know Dr. Richard Parker DO as:
- Richard A Parker
- R Parker
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