Dr. Robert Sparks, DO

Neuromusculoskeletal MedicineMaleAge 63

Dr. Sparks
Accepting new patients

Jefferson Campus

800 W Jefferson St Kirksville, MO 63501

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(660) 626-2223

Dr. Robert Sparks, DO is a Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Specialist in Kirksville, MO and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and Northeast Regional Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sparks to book an appointment.

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Dr. Sparks' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bird Flu
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cluster Headache
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Common Cold
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Zoster Without Complication
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hip Sprain
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)
  • Hydrocele
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Motion Sickness
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myoclonus
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Prostatitis
  • Proteinuria
  • Pseudobulbar Affect 
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Ulcer
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Swine Flu
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Goiter
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsillitis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B Deficiency
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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Dr. Sparks accepts the following insurance:

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Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
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Bronze Pathway X-MO
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Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
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Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
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Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Sparks' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sparks

4.4

Based on 7 ratings

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I have recommended Dr. Sparks to a colleague and to family members. He is the most competent general practitioner in Kirksville. We trust him with the health of our four children as well as our own.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Sparks, DO is a Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine Specialist in Kirksville, MO and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated...Read more

Specialties

  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy

Board Certifications

Education

1983
At Still University Health Sciences/Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Robert Sparks, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Sparks frequently treats Limb Pain, Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot, and Arthritis of the Elbow. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sparks treats.

Where is Dr. Robert Sparks, DO's office located?

Dr. Sparks' office is located at 800 W Jefferson St, Kirksville, MO 63501. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Jefferson Campus800 W Jefferson St Kirksville, MO 63501
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Sparks is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Ellis Fischel Cancer Center

Columbia, MO

Northeast Regional Medical Center

Kirksville, MO

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average