Dental degree, University of Louisville School of Dentistry in 1989. NIH dentist-scientist fellowship. Specialty training in periodontics and certifcation by the American Board of Periodontology. PhD in Microbiology. Dr Parrish was an Asssistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Head of Section of Periodontics at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation and primary surgeon in the Center for Implant Excellence. Dr Parrish is in full-time private practice limited to periodontics and implant surgery.