Sparks Senior Health Center

Family Practitioners, Geriatric Practitioners, Internists, Obstetrician & Gynecologists

  • 1500 Dodson Ave Fort Smith, AR 72901-5179 (479) 709-7490

Doctors in Sparks Senior Health Center
  • 4 star hospital
  • Completed fellowship
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  • Patients' Choice Award
  • 4 star hospital
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  • 4 star hospital
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Sparks Senior Health Center Doctor Ratings

  • Overall Patient Rating

Based on 20 Ratings

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Sparks Senior Health Center when asked is good. Sparks Senior Health Center has been reviewed by 20 patients. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Sparks Senior Health Center as provided by patient reviews is 27 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Sparks Senior Health Center Summary


  • Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

Medical Schools Attended

  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • New York University Medical Center
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • Healthsouth Rehab Hosp Ft Smit
  • Select Speciality Hospital-Fort Smith
  • Sparks Regional Medical Center

Languages Spoken

  • Data not available


  • Family Practitioner
  • Geriatric Practitioner
  • Internist
  • Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Insurances Accepted

  • Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Medicare

Information about Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment.

Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like Sparks Senior Health Center that specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice:

  • Access to doctors from various disciplines for referrals and advice
  • Better coverage on weekends and off-hours
  • One-stop clinics for comprehensive care and testing


Sparks Senior Health Center Details

3 are board certified
1 went to a top rated school
1 has a fellowship
26 minutes average wait time
2 are rated on
3 are female
1.9 average overall rating

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