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About Dr. Gerald J Sparks

Dr. Gerald J Sparks, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Hammond, LA. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

15 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Gerald J Sparks is Great. Dr. Gerald J Sparks has been rated by 15 patients. From those 15 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Gerald J Sparks is 3.7 of 5.0 stars.

Location

get directions NORTH OAKS HEALTH SYSTEM
15770 Paul Vega MD Dr Ste 104
Hammond, LA 70403

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Specialties

Dr. Gerald J Sparks has the following 1 specialty

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Gerald J Sparks has the following 6 expertise

  • Influenza
  • Check-up
  • Immunization
  • Contraception
  • Family Planning
  • Weight Loss

Board Certifications

Dr. Gerald J Sparks is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Dr. Sparks is very knowledgeable, thorough and courteous. He listens, attentively, to all my health concerns. I feel very comfortable asking questions or discussing any and all health problems with him. He never makes me feel like my questions are silly or unimportant. He is my family's primary care physician and they are all very satisfied with him. He has been a God-send. I trust him implicitly. He really cares about his patients.

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Best Doctor I ever met and go to.

Great Doctor

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Five Stars

Thoughtful engaged physician

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10 minutes
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Dr. Sparks

Ochsner Clinic needs to hire more professional support staff. Receptionists are sadly deficient. One was reading a Twilight book and asked me to wait while she finished the page she was on.

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Thorough and professional

During my initial new patient visit, Dr. Sparks noticed something on my bloodwork which had been done recently at a nearby hospital. He explained what his concern was, and ordered some additional tests. When these tests confirmed his original suspicion, he explained the surgical options and referred me to a surgeon who eventually corrected the problem.Because he was so thorough, he picked up something that the hospital had missed originally. He took to the time to explain my surgical options, and why that surgery was necessary.I would recommend him without hesitation.

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10.0 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
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  • Education

    27 Years Experience

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1991

  • United States Army Medical Center - Eisenhower

    Residency

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More about Dr. Gerald J Sparks

Dr. Sparks earned his medical degree from Tulane and completed his family medicine residency at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Fort Gordon, Georgia. He began practicing family medicine in 1994 and joined the staff at Ochsner in 1998. Dr. Sparks is board certified in family medicine and practices at Ochsner Health Center - Hammond.

Locations & Directions

NORTH OAKS HEALTH SYSTEM, 15770 Paul Vega MD Dr Ste 104, Hammond, LA
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