Marshall Miller Parks was an Americal ophthalmologist known as "the father of pediatric ophthalmology."
He is credited with the description of monofixation syndrome, refinement of numerous eye muscle surgical techniques as well as recognizing the benefits of early strabismus correction, and innovation in surgical techniques for pediatric cataracts.
In 1974, Parks was the first president of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. He was elected president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 1982.