Meet Paul M. Parker, M.D., FACS – New Jersey Plastic Surgeon
Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Paul M. Parker, MD is the Medical Director of the Parker Center in Paramus, New Jersey. He has over 25 years of surgical experience and is renowned for his quality surgical results and his unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction. Dr. Parker has been selected as one of the top surgeons in his field by Consumer’s Research Council of America and has been named in Castle Connolly’s registry of “America’s Cosmetic Doctors.”
He also received the Patients’ Choice Award, an honor given to physicians who have received near perfect scores as voted by their patients. Dr. Parker served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at New York University Medical Center.
Education & Training
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 of Medicine in Washington, DC, where he was the recipient of the distinguished CV Mosby Award of Excellence.
“Dr. Parker is the kindest doctor that I have ever met. His bedside manner makes you feel that you are very important. He is very thorough and takes time listening to your problems.”—Plastic Surgery Patient
Dr. Parker 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, he 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.
Dr. Parker on Parker Center for Plastic Surgery
Dr. Parker is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. 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, the International Society of Plastic & Regenerative Surgeons, and the New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons. Read more about these certifications here.
Areas of Expertise
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. Recognized for his expertise in cosmetic plastic surgery, Dr. Parker has a particular interest in facial rejuvenation, breast and body contouring. He is most celebrated for achieving a natural, youthful appearance for his patients.
“I appreciated the fact that you were patient, you paid attention to details and you discussed thoroughly with me different aspects of the surgery…”—Facelift Patient
His strong commitment to stay on top of recent technological advances keeps him on the cutting edge of cosmetic surgery. Based on years of experience and thoughtful professional judgment, Dr. Parker evolves an individualized surgical plan for each and every patient. Learn about your plastic surgery consultation.
Some of Dr. Parker’s most popular procedures include breast augmentation, rhinoplasty, eyelid lift surgery, and gynecomastia surgery. Additionally, non-surgical options such as Cellfina™ cellulite reduction and CoolSculpting® fat reduction are often sought after by patients who hope to improve their body contours without surgery.
In addition, his long-standing dedication to breast reconstruction following cancer and its significant impact on self-esteem and body image has been a great source of personal satisfaction to him. Dr. Parker was named a “Local Hero” by the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation for his “extraordinary dedication and commitment to breast cancer patients.”
Dr. Parker and his highly educated and caring staff, some of whom have been with him for over 20 years, are dedicated to providing their patients with the highest quality plastic surgery experience possible. Dr. Parker’s three-pronged practice philosophy is thorough patient education, maximum safety and superior patient care. His team of dedicated professionals endeavors everyday to make this philosophy a reality. This integrated team approach is pervasive throughout the Parker Center and involves the entire staff from the front desk and medical team to the aestheticians and massage therapists. Dr. Parker’s patients repeatedly say how pleased they are with their surgical results and treatment given by this group of highly trained individuals who truly care about their well-being.
“My experience with Dr. Parker was excellent. It is very important that you research your procedure as well as the individual doctor who is going to be performing it before you elect to have any type of surgery. Dr. Parker & staff were prompt, courteous and offered explanations and answers to all questions. Having Plastic Surgery is a life changing decision for most people and should be treated with care. I recommend Dr. Parker! Fantastic surgeon.”—Plastic Surgery Patient
Patient & Physician Education
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 donated much of his time and expertise.
“Dr. Parker was one of the kindest, most gentle doctors that I had ever encountered. His bedside manner was only surpassed by his tremendous skills as a Plastic Surgeon.”—Breast Reconstruction Patient
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.
Online reviews are one way to narrow down a list of surgeons to visit for a consult. Dr. Parker’s reviews can be viewed on several different sites:
Dr. Parker relaxes by playing golf, exercising, spending time with his family, and is active in his church community. An avid photographer, his photographs can be seen throughout the Parker Center in Bergen County.