J. Scott Parkinson, DO

Internal Medicine
Not Accepting New Patients

Patient Experience

4.9 out of 5
Comments: 20
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  • English
  • Swedish

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dixie Regional Medical Center 400 East Campus
  • Dixie Regional Medical Center River Road Campus

Medical Group

  • My Health
  • Intermountain
    • River Road Internal Medicine

    • (435) 688-6200
    • 577 S River Rd St. George UT, 84790
      • Yes
      • Mon thru Fri 8AM - 5PM
      • SelectHealth Care
      • Community Care
      • CHIP
      • SelectHealth Med
      • SelectHealth Advantage (UT or ID Resident)
      • SelectHealth Advantage Nevada (NV Resident)
      • SelectHealth Choice
      • SelectHealth Share
  • Professional Positions

    Board certified in Internal Medicine and Hospice and Palliative care.

    • Training

    • Internship

      Philadelphia Col. of Osteopathic Med - Philadelphia, PA, 1997 - 1998

    • Residency

      Nova Southeastern University - Davie, FL, 1998 - 2000

    • Membership

      • American Osteopathic Association
    • Degree

      Idaho State University

      Pocatello, ID in Bachelor of Science,
      1991 - 1993

      Western University of Health Sciences

      Pomona, CA in Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine,
      1993 - 1997

    • Board Certification


      Re-verification: 12/31/2023

Patient Ratings

Overall rating
4.9 out of 5  (403)
  • Rate provider

    4.8 out of 5
  • Provider explained in way you understand

    4.9 out of 5
  • Provider listened to you

    5.0 out of 5
  • Provider respected you

    5.0 out of 5
  • Provider spent enough time with you

    5.0 out of 5
  • Provider know your medical history

    4.8 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for care right away

    5.0 out of 5
  • Appointment as soon as you needed for check-up or routine care

    4.9 out of 5
  • See the provider within 15 minutes of your appointment time

    4.6 out of 5
  • Give easy to understand instruction

    4.8 out of 5
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the nationally developed CAHPS Clinician & Group Survey. Responses are reported as a star-rating on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.

Patient Reviews

Overall rating
4.9 out of 5 (20)
    Experienced on May 28, 2019

    Visit went well.

    Experienced on May 26, 2019

    He never rushes the appointment. He addresses all my questions.

    Experienced on May 26, 2019

    very good appointment, got a good health report and my questions answered.

    Experienced on May 26, 2019

    my doctor understands me and listens well and gives good feedback.

    Experienced on May 22, 2019

    Very satisfied with Dr. Parkinson's care for me and really appreciated how quickly he got back to me with lab results by email.

    Experienced on May 21, 2019

    Always competent and friendly.

    Experienced on May 21, 2019

    Top notch.

    Experienced on May 19, 2019

    Would prefer to avoid dr. visits altogether but all in all my experience has been very positive.

    Experienced on May 19, 2019

    Best doctor ever!!!

    Experienced on May 19, 2019

    I've had horrible leg pain and I think he diagnosed the absolute answer when other doctors didn't - piriformis. He's the best and kindest doctor EVER!

    Experienced on May 19, 2019

    Dr. Parkinson is and has been my primary dr. for many years. He is "on point" and aware of appts. with specialists I've seen. He listens and asks the important questions.

    Experienced on May 16, 2019

    Dr Parkinson is an integral part of the medical team addressing my health issues. I am confident in his knowledge and skills.

    Experienced on May 16, 2019

    I was able to bring up several issues and come up with a treatment program for them.

    Experienced on May 14, 2019


    Experienced on May 14, 2019

    Very pleased.

    Experienced on May 14, 2019

    Provider listening to what I had to say, offered advice/suggestions, asked if I needed anything more, and checked my vitals.

    Experienced on May 13, 2019

    Dr. Parkinson is very conscious and thorough. This visit he detected a heart murmur which was a new concern and immediately referred me to proper specialists to investigate.

    Experienced on May 13, 2019

    It's a pleasure to have Dr. Parkinson as our family physician.

    Experienced on May 05, 2019

    Excellent, caring, personable, great care.

    Experienced on Apr 30, 2019

    very helpful assistance as l came in late and they still fit me into my appt..