Clover, SC -- David S. Parsons is a retired surgeon who has brought modern medicine to more than 20 other countries and was also a Full Colonel and Top Gun Pilot in the Air Force.
David began his career in the service while still in his last year of college. Originally drafted, he enlisted in the Air Force so that he would have the support to finish his education. He became a Physician, first specializing in Pediatrics. After practicing as a Pediatrician, he then did a second Residency in Otolaryngology. After a University-academic practice, Dr. Parsons completed his surgical career at Charlotte Eye Ear Nose and Throat, treating and operating on everything from the collarbone up, with the exception of the eyes and the brain.
David is a speaker, talking about everything from sinus surgery and pediatric care, to teaching medicine in countries that lacked adequate resources like electricity. He also often talks about a time when he went through certain difficulties and asked himself “Is there a God, and does he love me?” In his radio show, David will discuss this transitional period of his life, how it led him to become a missionary.
David’s many talents and selfless service have led to numerous honors, both in the service and in private life. He has been featured in top 1% if Who’s Who and was recently named Humanitarian of the Year multiple times by organizations that included IATOP. His work helping teach and mentor generations of doctors, professors, medical students and skilled surgeons surely deserves recognition. David designed over 45 surgical instruments including a special set that became one of the largest selling in the world.
To learn more about David’s life, work and testimony, please visit https://www.parsonsministries.org