Tri-County Orthopedics began operations under Carthage Area Hospital in September 2009. The practice specializes in shoulder and upper-extremities. The staff at Tri-County Orthopedics is committed to providing personalized care for the patients. They are working with the hospital staff to establish a "Center of Excellence," for shoulders and upper-extremity orthopedics at Carthage Area Hospital.
Dr. Parnes is the Director of Orthopedics at Carthage Area Hospital and exclusively specializes in shoulder and upper extremity work. He has received national and international awards for excellence in his field. He completed two years of fellowship training in Shoulder, Elbow, and Upper Extremities in the Harvard Shoulder Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. He also trained with leading experts in France, England, and Switzerland.
Dr. Parnes is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has been a member of the Carthage Community for approximately 5 years. He has published multiple papers and co-authored several book chapters on shoulder instability, rotator cuff tears, frozen shoulder, sports injuries, advanced hand treatment, and fracture treatment around the shoulder and upper extremities.
- Shoulder, elbow, and upper extremities
- Carpal tunnel and trigger finger
- Boxer fractures
Most Insurances Accepted, including TRICARE, Martin's Point, Medicaid, and Medicare.
Emergency number to call if facility is closed:
Please call 911 or go the nearest Emergency Room
Please call to verify-office hours may change based on surgery schedule.