Dr. Parell was born in Omaha, Nebraska, and resides in Panama City, Florida, with his wife and two children. He has a private practice at 330 W. 23rd Street, Suite E, Panama City, Florida 32405.

Dr. Parell received his education at: St. Benedicts Preparatory, Newark, NJ graduated 1963; Villanova University, Villanova, PA graduated 1967; University of Texas Medical School, San Antonio, TX graduated 1972.

He interned at the University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida (1972-1973), and was in residency (Otolaryngology [Head and Neck Surgery] at the UCLA Veterans Hospital, Los Angeles, California (1974-1977).

He holds licensure in the following states: California (November 1974); New Jersey (September 1973); and Florida (November 1973).

• Board of Directors, Northwest Florida Surgery Center, 1992-2006.
• Quality Assurance Committee, Gulf Coast Medical Center, 1999-present.
• Program Committee for American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 2007-2009.

In addition to his private practice, he has maintained an active interest in teaching and research. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Florida Medical School. He is widely published and is a frequently sought-after lecturer. He has delivered numerous presentations at national meetings of the American Academy of Otolaryngology for the past 15 years. Among honors and awards received are: Eagle Scout, 1959; All-American Collegiate Swimming Team, 1965; Honor Award-American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 1985; Villanova University Hall of Fame, 1998.

Dr. Parell cannot only be defined in terms of his specialties. He is an experienced scuba diver, triathlete, kayaker, archer and snow skier. He is an avid conservationist. His farm in Washington County received The Regional Stewardship of the Year award in 1997. He does all of the work on the farm himself.

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