“I believe there are two types of pain, cancerous and non-cancerous. Historically we have treated all pain the same, using opioid therapy, which has led to a nationwide epidemic.  My focus is wellness; utilizing my class IV laser, I emphasize healing from the cellular level.” – Dr. Ron Parris

Dual Board Certification

  • Pain Management
  • Anesthesiology

Areas of Expertise

  • Chronic/Acute Pain Therapies
  • Class IV Laser Therapy
  • Wellness & Weight Management
  • Migraine/Headache Management



MD Anderson Cancer Center
Pain Medicine


University of Chicago Hospital
Anesthesiology & Critical Care


Presbyterian Medical Center
Internal Medicine

Medical School

Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Doctor of Medicine

Undergraduate School

Morehouse College
Bachelor’s Degree, Biology Pre-Med

Professional Association

Harris County Medical Society

Academic Appointments

University of Texas M.S. Anderson Cancer Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine


Double-boarded in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Dr. Parris is a Patient-Centric Medical Director with expertise leading a respected pain management private practice. With expert knowledge of medical best practices, treatments, and therapies, he possesses excellent patient assessment and diagnostic skills as well as a commitment to patient advocacy, education and quality care. An experienced Medical Director and Assistant Professor at The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Center, he is a seasoned Medical Director who leads by example. He fosters educational and research partnerships in the exchange of published scientific data and other medical and scientific data. An interventional pain management thought leader and subject matter expert with experience as a keynote speaker and key option leader, he is an energetic M.D. excited to embrace a new challenge!