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Meet

Our Team

Daniel Parks, MD

Senior Physician

Dr. Parks is originally from Boston, MA. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Suffolk University and his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University. He went on to complete his internship and residency in Family Medicine at Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, NC in 1995. Dr. Parks also pursued additional training in medical acupuncture with the Helms Medical Institute in 2012. He is a board-certified Family Medicine physician and active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Urgent Care Association of America and has over 28 years of clinical experience. He is currently Medical Director of Urgent Care for a health care system in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Dr. Parks’ notable experience in health care includes several assignments in the military and federal government.

He was White House Physician from 2001 through 2009 with positions including Deputy Director for The White House Medical Unit and Director of Executive
Health Care for the President’s Cabinet. In these roles he was responsible for all aspects of an elite joint-service unit providing worldwide direct medical support to the President, Vice President, their families, military and civilian staff.

He also had duty as Assistant Director and Senior Flight Surgeon at the Pentagon where he was responsible for direct worldwide medical support for The Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and their staff.

Dr. Parks was deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division as their Battalion Surgeon in 2009. He was responsible for the medical readiness of physicians, physician assistants, medics, and local Iraqi medical personnel in support of combat operations providing 24/7 routine and emergent care to service members, State Department staff and local civilians in various field environments. He also served as medical advisor to senior battalion and brigade leadership.

In February 2013, Dr. Parks retired from the military with more than 27 years of service. He was bestowed with multiple honors, including the Legion of Merit, Defense Superior Service Medal, Presidential Service Badge, Meritorious Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Senior Flight Surgeon Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.

Dr. Parks joined the Federal Bureau of Investigations as their Chief Medical Officer in 2016. He was responsible for the successful operations of fitness for duty evaluations, travel clearances, operational medical support, psychological support for employees, and their workers compensation liaison program. While at the FBI he managed the medical and psychological response for agents and technicians deployed to several mass shooting incidents nationwide and developed agency policy and response to the Zika outbreak of 2016.

Dr. Parks special interests include travel and aviation medicine, as well as medical acupuncture. In his free time, he volunteers as a reserve deputy with the Augusta County Sheriff’s office as a patrol deputy and their SWAT physician. He is married with three grown children and lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on 55 acres of farmland.

Dr. Parks is excited about joining the team at World Clinic and Job Site Care.

Education

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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

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Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, NC

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Suffolk University

Education

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Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

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Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, NC

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Suffolk University

Daniel Parks, MD

Senior Physician

Dr. Parks is originally from Boston, MA. He received his bachelor’s degree in biology from Suffolk University and his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University. He went on to complete his internship and residency in Family Medicine at Womack Army Medical Center, Ft. Bragg, NC in 1995. Dr. Parks also pursued additional training in medical acupuncture with the Helms Medical Institute in 2012. He is a board-certified Family Medicine physician and active member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the Urgent Care Association of America and has over 28 years of clinical experience. He is currently Medical Director of Urgent Care for a health care system in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

Dr. Parks’ notable experience in health care includes several assignments in the military and federal government.

He was White House Physician from 2001 through 2009 with positions including Deputy Director for The White House Medical Unit and Director of Executive
Health Care for the President’s Cabinet. In these roles he was responsible for all aspects of an elite joint-service unit providing worldwide direct medical support to the President, Vice President, their families, military and civilian staff.

He also had duty as Assistant Director and Senior Flight Surgeon at the Pentagon where he was responsible for direct worldwide medical support for The Secretary of Defense, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs, and Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs and their staff.

Dr. Parks was deployed to Operation Iraqi Freedom with the 26th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division as their Battalion Surgeon in 2009. He was responsible for the medical readiness of physicians, physician assistants, medics, and local Iraqi medical personnel in support of combat operations providing 24/7 routine and emergent care to service members, State Department staff and local civilians in various field environments. He also served as medical advisor to senior battalion and brigade leadership.

In February 2013, Dr. Parks retired from the military with more than 27 years of service. He was bestowed with multiple honors, including the Legion of Merit, Defense Superior Service Medal, Presidential Service Badge, Meritorious Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Senior Flight Surgeon Badge, and the Parachutist Badge.

Dr. Parks joined the Federal Bureau of Investigations as their Chief Medical Officer in 2016. He was responsible for the successful operations of fitness for duty evaluations, travel clearances, operational medical support, psychological support for employees, and their workers compensation liaison program. While at the FBI he managed the medical and psychological response for agents and technicians deployed to several mass shooting incidents nationwide and developed agency policy and response to the Zika outbreak of 2016.

Dr. Parks special interests include travel and aviation medicine, as well as medical acupuncture. In his free time, he volunteers as a reserve deputy with the Augusta County Sheriff’s office as a patrol deputy and their SWAT physician. He is married with three grown children and lives in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia on 55 acres of farmland.

Dr. Parks is excited about joining the team at World Clinic and Job Site Care.