Welcome to UT Physicians

Brian S. Parsley, MD, is an experienced and compassionate orthopedic surgeon in Bellaire, Texas. Dr. Parsley has been in practice for more than 25 years and completes 350 to 450 joint replacements each year. Dr. Parsley has dedicated himself to the diagnosis and treatment of arthritis in order to help patients get out of pain and enjoy life.

Dr. Parsley was born and raised in Houston, Texas, among nine brothers and sisters. He attended Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, for his undergraduate education before enrolling in medical school at McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas in Houston, Texas. After earning his medical doctorate, Dr. Parsley completed a fellowship at the Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Arlington, Virginia.

After completing his fellowship and becoming board-certified in orthopedic surgery, Dr. Parsley relocated to the Houston area to open his practice in 1989. Dr. Parsley has aided in the development of joint replacement programs in numerous Houston-area hospitals and is a   faculty member of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. His main practice is located at the Memorial Hermann Orthopedic and Spine Hospital in Bellaire.

Dr. Parsley holds a position as an Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at University of Texas McGovern Medical School. He also serves as the Director of the Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at UT. Dr. Parsley donates his time as a board member and volunteer in various organizations, including the John P. McGovern Health Museum, the Arthritis Foundation, Faith in Practice, a medical mission organization, and the Houston Haiti Recovery Initiative.

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Insurances Accepted

Here is a list of insurances accepted at UT Physicians. If you do not see your insurance provider or if you have any questions about payment, please contact our office.

Aetna Choice POS II
Aetna HMO
BCBS (Blue Cross Blue Shield)
First Health
Great West
United Healthcare

Words from our patients

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    "Dr. Parsley has replaced both my hips and I find his manner exceptional. So glad I was recommended to him."

    Steven M.
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    "I was pleased with Dr. Parsley's straight forward communication style and his obvious years of experience...to quickly diagnose my problem and devise a remedy."

    James H.
  • Google

    "Partial knee replacement in 2011. It worked great and the store bought part still works well - no pain walking stairs."

    Verified Patient
  • facebook

    "Dr. Parsley just replaced my husband's second knee. An amazing doctor! A true honor to have him as our surgeon!"

    Susie L.
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    "Dr. Parsley replaced my knee in June 2017. The result was excellent! Dr. Parsley, his staff, the hospital staff, and the facilities were great."

    Dennis E.
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    "Excellent doctor & staff. A big thank you to the whole staff. Everyone that works for him are over the top professional and the hospital was exactly the same!"

    Sandra H.
  • Vitals

    "Dr. Parsley and his entire staff were fabulous. They met all of my expectations and then some. Their personal touch made me feel like a person - not just a number."

    Verified Patient
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