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Wendy Holden-Parker, M.D.

OB/GYN

Dr. Holden-Parker is a Louisiana native who attended LSU School of Medicine in New Orleans. She received her residency training at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland and is board certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology. This training combination helped to formulate her unique approach to the practice of medicine. Dr. Holden-Parker and her staff, including her nurse who has been with her for over 15 years, work as a team to make individualized care a priority.

Special Medical Interests: 

OBSTETRICS

  • Emphasizes mutual respect in individualizing patient care
  • Specializes in high- and low-risk pregnancies
  • Experienced in both Lamaze and epidural deliveries
  • Allows certified doulas
  • Permits saline lock, ambulation, intermittent monitoring and tub labor (but not delivery) in low-risk pregnancies
  • Attempts to avoid episiotomy unless necessary
  • Strives for unassisted vaginal deliveries, but is accomplished and successful in forceps, vacuum and cesarean deliveries if assistance is needed

GYNECOLOGY

  • Emphasizes preventive health care
  • Experienced in lifetime patient care from adolescence through menopause
  • Tailors diagnosis and therapy to individual patient needs
  • Combines the least invasive medical techniques with holistic and surgical therapeutic options
  • Accomplished in minimally invasive laparoscopic and hysteroscopic procedures
  • Knowledgeable in hormonal therapeutic options
  • Received specialized training and is experienced in cosmetic gynecology including Vaser and laser liposuction

Personal Interests:

Family is very important to Dr. Holden-Parker. She has been married over 25 years and has two wonderful sons. She enjoys sailing and is an avid horseback rider.

Summary of Personal and Professional Information:

  • Private practice in Baton Rouge since 1993
  • Primary nurse, Lesia, since 1995
  • Board Certified since 1995
  • OB/GYN residency at OHSU in Portland, OR 1989-1993
  • Medical school at LSU in New Orleans 1985 - 1989
  • College at LSU 1981-1985
  • High school at Baton Rouge High 1977-1981
  • Born in New Orleans, LA in 1962
  • Married in 1986 to Robert Parker, also a graduate of LSU
  • Sons born at Woman's Hospital in 1997 and 2000
 
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