Robert Parker, DVM

The founder of Shelby Center Hospital for Animals, Dr. Parker has been practicing veterinary medicine since 1982. He is a 1973 graduate of Monta Vista High School and a 1977 graduate of Mississippi State University. He continued his studies and received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1982 from Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Parker began his career in Cincinnati, Ohio at Grady Veterinary Hospital. He moved to Memphis and practiced at Central Animal Hospital before opening his own practice at Shelby Center Hospital for Animals. Dr. Parker has special interests in Orthopedic and Radio Surgery, as well as chiropractic medicine. He is a board certified Veterinary Chiropractor.

Dr. Parker has been married to his wife Lisa for 40 years, and together they have two children, Jonathan and Christyn. They have one furry family member, a lab mix named Kate.