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Gastroenterology

Henry P. Parkman, MD

Henry P. Parkman
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Specialties

GI/Gastroenterology

Distinctions
4.6
100 Patient Satisfaction Ratings
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Clinical Interests
  • Motility disorders of the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon
  • Achalasia
  • GERD
  • Gastroparesis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Chronic constipation
  • Fecal incontinence
Research Interests
  • Evaluation and treatment of GI motility disorders including gastroparesis, GERD, constipation
  • Development of noninvasive tests to measure gastric emptying and gastric accommodation after ingestion of a solid meal. 
  • New pharmaceutical treatments for gastroparesis and functional dyspepsia
  • Use of impedance during esophageal manometry and esophageal pH monitoring to assess transit and reflux
Education
  • MD, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
Training
  • Fellowship (Gastroenterology Research), Mayo Clinic Medical School, Rochester, MN
  • Fellowship, Gastroenterology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Board Certification
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
Memberships
  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Awards and Honors
  • Top Doctors, Gastroenterology, Philadelphia magazine, 2015-2016, 2018-2020
  • Department of Medicine Research Award
  • Best Doctors in America®, Gastroenterology, 2015-2016, 2017-2018, 2019-2020

Treatment Philosophy
My approach to patient care includes obtaining a careful patient history of the symptoms, obtaining carefully selected tests to evaluate the patient's symptoms, reviewing the results of the tests with the patient and deciding on the appropriate treatment for the symptoms and disorder together.

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Office Locations

Temple Digestive Disease Center

Temple University Hospital – Main Campus

3401 N. Broad Street

Ambulatory Care Center, 3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19140

800-TEMPLE-MED

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100 PATIENT SATISFACTION REVIEWS

Our Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to care provider related questions from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about Patient Satisfaction Rating.

OVERALL RATING

4.60 / 5.0

RATINGS BREAKDOWN

4.7
Give easy to understand instruction
4.5
Provider expl in way you understand
4.5
Provider listen carefully to you
4.7
Show respect for what you say
4.4
Spend enough time with you
PATIENT COMMENTS
4.5
September 28, 2020

Doctor was great! [...]

2.0
September 3, 2020

Felt rushed by the provider

5.0
September 1, 2020

Everyone in this department is very kind, considerate, fair, caring. Reception, Intake, Doctor, and Clerk. [...]

4.5
August 28, 2020

Brilliant doctor, very attentive [...].

5.0
August 24, 2020

Always a joy to talk to Dr Henry Parkman My kind of no nonsense Dr

2.5
August 2, 2020

The appts with Dr. Parkman are always good but rushed. i don't always get to ask all my questions. [...]

5.0
July 28, 2020

Dr. Parkman is a very caring and empathetic doctor.

5.0
July 28, 2020

This was a telemedicine visit, so [...] I did not have an opportunity to meet Dr. Parkman face-to-face, but our conversation over the telephone was very helpful. I'm looking forward to beginning treatment with him.

5.0
November 18, 2019

I LOVE Dr. Parkman and his staff. He is the best doctor I have ever seen and the comfort he brings with his expertise on gastroparesis is invaluable. I trust him with my health care and he listens to my needs and provides workable solutions. His bedside manner is impeccable and it is very clear that he cares about his patients. I cannot stop singing his praises for his help with my rare disease where other doctors had failed me.

5.0
November 11, 2019

My experience was wonderful [...].

5.0
September 23, 2019

i really like Dr. Parkman he really helped me a lot

4.5
September 3, 2019

because dr. Parkman is such a specialist in gastric paresis seeing him is the only option I have although I don't always get callbacks about concerns that I have during regular business hours things do eventually get worked out but he is very busy because of him specializing in gastroparesis the clinic is only one in five in the country that understands gastroparesis patients

5.0
August 26, 2019

The receptionist etc. are great. Dr. Parkman is great. [...]

5.0
August 26, 2019

[...] The woman that checked me in was very nice and polite and Dr. Parkman is wonderful. If I didn't love seeing him and if I didn't have the device I wouldn't come back to the facility, the other office staff is very rude.