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Quick Facts

  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patient-Centered Medical Home
  • Physician Office Systems Recognition Program
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Qualchoice
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Multiplan
  • Aetna

Doctors in Sparks Senior Health Center

View all physicians that belong to Sparks Senior Health Center.

Ratings & Comments

105 ratings with 34 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Sparks Senior Health Center when asked is excellent. Sparks Senior Health Center has been reviewed by 105 patients. The rating is 3.8 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Sparks Senior Health Center as provided by patient reviews is 23 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Specialties

3 specialties

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

    An obstetrician & gynecologist, or OB/GYN, is a physician who cares for women throughout their pregnancies, straight through to the delivery of their baby (obstetrician). They also specialize in annual care, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the female reproductive system (gynecologist). Many physicians specialize in both of these fields in order to provide complete overall health services to women at every stage of life.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine
  • West Virginia University School Of Medicine
  • Nearby Group Practices

    Sparks Senior Health Center is similar to the following 3 Group Pracices near Fort Smith, AR.

  • Sparks Clinic Hodge Internal Medicine

    Group Practice

    Fort Smith, AR

  • Arkansas Surgical Group

    Group Practice

    Fort Smith, AR

  • Arkansas-Oklahoma Dermatology Center

    Group Practice

    Fort Smith, AR

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 East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

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

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.