Dr. Michael Sparacino practices Family Medicine and received his undergraduate degree from North Central College, Naperville, IL; his Doctorate of Osteopathy, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO in Family Medicine. He completed his residency at Scott Air Force Base, IL; and a fellowship in High-Risk Obstetrics, University of North Carolina, Asheville, NC.
He served as Chief, Emergency Medicine, 51st Tactical Fighter Wing, Osan Air Base, Osan, Republic of Korea; as Medical Director, High-Risk Obstetrics, St. Louis University at Deaconess Hospital and as Assistant Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine, St. Louis University, Uniformed Services University; Program Director, Mercy Family Medicine Residency, Mason City, IA; Professor, Clinical Family Medicine, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Iowa; Family Medicine Clinician, Immanuel-St. Joseph Hospital and Program Director, Family Medicine Osteopathic Residency Program, Immanuel-St. Joseph Hospital, Mankato; Clinical Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Minnesota; and Emergency Room Physician, Wapiti Medical Group, Milbank, SD.
Dr. Sparacino holds an interest in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, Medical Humanities, and teaching of all kinds. In his spare time he enjoys playing, writing and recording music, medical and nonmedical writing, History, wood working, Martial Arts, and outdoor sports – especially archery and target shooting.Interests include medical ethics and humanities, palliative care and family medicine including spinal manipulation.