Family Medicine

Meta Medical Center

Ronnie C. Parker, D.O.

Family Medicine & Substance Abuse Treatment located in Pikeville, KY

Family medicine providers care for all of your health needs, including your general health, unexpected illnesses, and chronic health conditions. At Meta Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky, Dr. Ronnie Parker, DO, is a board-certified family medicine physician who provides high-quality, patient-focused care. To Dr. Parker and the team at Meta Medical Center, you are family. To schedule your family medicine appointment, call the office or book online today.

Family Medicine Q & A

What is family medicine?

Family medicine is a medical specialty that focuses on your overall health. It’s a type of primary care that serves as your first point of contact when you need medical services or care. 

Dr. Parker is a board-certified family medicine physician with more than 20 years of experience. 

He has advanced training in diagnosing, treating, and preventing health conditions that affect people of all ages.

A native of Pikeville, Dr. Parker understands the community and social factors that affect the health needs of those he cares for. This gives him a greater sense of the type of care his patients need. 

What can family medicine treat?

First and foremost, Dr. Parker treats your general health and wellness needs, including performing your annual preventive and wellness exams. 

During these exams, he assesses your whole-body health, screening for health conditions and risk factors that might increase your risk of developing a chronic disease. 

Dr. Parker diagnoses and treats many common chronic diseases that affect adults, including:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Arthritis
  • Substance abuse

Dr. Parker also treats acute and unexpected health conditions such as the flu or a sore throat. He also provides COVID-19 testing and vaccines. 

Dedicated to improving the community he lives in, Dr. Parker also provides medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for substance abuse, including Suboxone® treatment for opioid dependence.

What can I expect during a family medicine appointment?

You can expect patient-centered care when you come in for a family medicine appointment at Meta Medical Center. Dr. Parker and his staff treat each patient like family. 

The specifics of your appointment depend on your needs, but you can expect ample time that allows Dr. Parker to answer all of your questions. At Meta Medical Center, you can also expect:

  • Flexible scheduling that works for you
  • Same-day appointments
  • Same doctor at every visit
  • High-quality care

At Meta Medical Center, you’re not a number. Dr. Parker cares about your health and well-being and provides the screenings, tools, and guidance to help you achieve your health goals.

Schedule your family medicine appointment by calling Meta Medical Center or booking online today.