About Tara T. Parks

Dr. Parks joined the Boulder Medical Center in 2007 as the podiatric foot and ankle specialist in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. She enjoys seeing patient's with any foot and ankle pathology.

Dr. Parks was born in Madison, Wisconsin and later moved to Illinois, where she completed her collegiate and medical education. She later moved to Colorado to begin her residency training in podiatric medicine and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery.

Dr. Parks is proud to call Colorado home, where she resides with her husband Jeremy and two daughters. As a former collegiate runner at Southern Illinois University, she continues to run, competing in kalf- and full marathons and completed The Boston Marathon in April 2017. She has also volunteered as assistant coach for the Westminster Coyote Cross Country Team. She enjoys working with athletes and runners of all ages.

Areas of Specialty

Common Foot Disorders
- Toenail Disorders (Ingrown/Fungus)
- Bunions and Tailors bunions
- Hammertoes
- Neuroma
- Plantar Fasciitis

Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgery
- Flatfoot Deformities
- Ankle Instability
- Arthritic Disorders

Foot and Ankle Trauma
- Fractures
- Sprains
- Achilles Tendon Ruptures

Sports Medicine and Biomechanics
- Orthotics and Bracing
- Gait Analysis

Diabetic Limb Salvage
- Wound Care
- Charcot Arthropathy

Education and Certifications

  • Undergraduate — Souther Illinois University-Carbondale
    Carbondale, IL

Professional Affiliations

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS)
Diplomate, American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ABFAS)
(Certified in Foot and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery)

Recent Tara Parks Posts

Boulder Medical Center podiatrist, Dr. Tara Parks, recently ran the Boston Marathon after a long personal journey that required years of…read more