J. Michael Parker, MD

Middlesex Health Surgical Alliance
Primary Specialty: Colorectal Surgery
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J. Michael Parker, MD

About Me

Specialties/Areas of Care

Colorectal Surgery

General Surgery

Surgical Oncology

Special Training

Hernia Repair


Dr. J. Michael Parker is a fellowship-trained surgical specialist in colorectal surgery at the Middlesex Health Surgical Alliance.

Dr. Parker is certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. He has completed two fellowships - one in colorectal surgery at the University of California and another in minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery at the Mayo Clinic. Prior to his fellowship training, Dr. Parker completed his residency in general surgery at New York Medical College.

Dr. Parker specializes in advanced treatment of many conditions. He offers robotic and laparoscopic approaches to treating colon and rectal cancers, and he can use colonoscopy or trans-anal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) for the removal of difficult polyps. He performs an advanced procedure to treat ulcerative colitis, through creation of the "J-pouch" to restore continence. He also has advanced training in fecal incontinence, anorectal fistulas, and Crohn's disease.

Special Interests

  • Abdominoperineal Resection (APR)
  • Anal fistula surgery
  • Colon resection
  • Hemorrhoidal procedures
  • Low Anterior Resection (LAR)
  • Rectal resection
  • Rectopexy
  • TransAnal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS)


Education & Training

Fellowship Colorectal Surgery, University of Southern California
Fellowship Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
Internship/Residency New York Medical College
Medical School University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery

Locations & Appointments

1 Office Location

1Middlesex Health Surgical Alliance - Middletown

540 Saybrook Road
Suite 100A
Middletown, CT 06457
Middlesex Health Surgical Alliance - Middletown

Insurance Accepted

Middlesex Health treats patients in their emergency departments regardless of their ability to pay.

  • Multiplan
  • ConnectiCare
  • Centivo
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare (including Golden Rule, UMR, United Behavioral Health, United Integrated Resources)
  • Aetna
  • Oxford Healthplans
  • Medicare
  • Connecticut State Medicaid (Husky) A, B, C, D, Charter Oak
  • Northeast Health Direct
  • Healthcare Value Management
  • CarePartners of Connecticut
  • Champus/Tricare
  • Value Options (Behavioral Health services only)
  • MHN (Behavioral Health services only)
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield
  • Private Health Systems (PHCS)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna (including Starbridge and Great West)
  • HMC

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