Dr. Neal Shparago, DO

Dr. Neal Shparago, DO

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Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
64 y/o
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Dr. Neal Shparago, DO is a rheumatology specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

Baptist Premier

1200 N State St Ste 500

Jackson, MS 39202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Shparago's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shparago treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Shparago treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shparago treats Gout more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Shparago treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shparago treats Osteoporosis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Shparago treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip

Dr. Shparago's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arthrocentesis
Autoimmune Diseases
Behçet's Disease
Biological Therapy
Bone Density Scan
Bursa Injection
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
De Quervain's Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Injection of Tendon
IV Therapy
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Lupus
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoporosis
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Psoriatic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Soft Tissue Injections
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Systemic Vasculitis
Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
X-Ray

About Me

Care Philosophy

My philosophy is simple: Do the best that I can for every patient.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1994
    Walter Reed Army Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Tripler Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1993
  • 1991
    Tripler Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1990
    University Of North Texas Health Science Center / Texas College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School
    1990
  • 1976
    University Of Illinois
    Undergraduate School
    1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Shparago's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Shparago

3.8

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
25%
(3)

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  • 10 – 15 minutes
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I waited 2 months for an appointment. I arrived at appointment time, the time that Baptist hospital mychart notifications told me to be there. The receptionist and his rude secretary told me I was supposed to have been there 30 minutes before appointment time. I certainly could have been if I had...Read More
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Excellent! But it's a bit difficult to see him as an emergency appointment re: a flare...an appointment may take months to get on his schedule. Concerned about refills on medication.
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Dr Shparago was wonderful! My appointment today was very positive. My appt was at 9. I was told to get there at 8:30. I was through by 9:15. He was very thorough. I really appreciate the fact that he doesn’t make you wait forever at your appointment!
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He may be a great doctor, I wouldn’t know. I read my appointment time wrong & showed up 20 minutes late instead of 20 minutes early & my appointment was canceled. After waiting 4 months to see him, I was told I could schedule an appointment for 3 months later. His secretary is rude & extremely...Read More
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One of the most thorough Drs I’ve ever known. Shows genuine concern for his patients. Excited he’s back in town. I had considered driving to Temple Texas area to see him.
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Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

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