O'Neil "Jay" Parenton, III, M.D.


Dr. Parenton graduated from LSU in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences. After earning his medical degree from Ross University in 2010, he went on to complete his residency through LSU Health Sciences Center in Baton Rouge at Earl K. Long Hospital and Woman’s Hospital. He was selected as Administrative Chief Resident during his final year of residency. He is a member of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as well as the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility.


Special Medical Interests

In addition to providing care for both high- and low-risk obstetrical patients, Dr. Parenton has a special interest in minimally invasive pelvic surgery including robotic assisted hysterectomy and laparoscopic hysterectomy.  He also performs endometrial ablations, hysteroscopy and elective sterilization procedures. 

Dr. Parenton practices the following natural childbirth options for the low-risk patient as an alternative to medicated deliveries:

  • Light diet during labor
  • Ambulation during labor
  • Walking epidural
  • Routine IV not required
  • Intermittent electronic fetal monitoring during labor

Professional Affiliations

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
  • Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Personal Interests

Outside of the office and hospital, Dr. Parenton enjoys playing golf, attending LSU athletic events and spending time with family and friends.

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