Dr. Yana Parker received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Drexel University and worked in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry before deciding to attend medical school. She received her medical degree in 2014 from the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. After medical school she completed Internal Medicine residency and Gastroenterology fellowship training at the University of Washington in Seattle. Her focus during her medical training was on quality improvement projects centered around medical education and on improving patient care.
Dr. Parker provides general gastroenterology care with a particular focus on treating liver diseases, inflammatory bowel disease and celiac disease. She collaborates with providers across a variety of specialties in Kitsap and King counties to provide comprehensive gastroenterology care. She joined Digestive Health Consultants in 2020 to offer subspecialty care where it was needed most and to be closer to family.
Dr. Parker strives to be an advocate for her patients, helping them navigate the complexity of medical system by taking the time to listen, discuss and coordinate timely medical care.
To decompress, Dr. Parker enjoys exercising, going on adventures with her husband, daughter, and dog as well as spending time with her friends.