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Victoria A. Sparks

Victoria A. Sparks, MD

Specialties: Family Medicine

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Main Location

  • La Crescent Clinic

    226 North 2nd Street La Crescent, MN 55947

    • Office Phone: (507) 895-6610
    • Fax: (507) 895-8952

Profile

Medical Interests

Full-scope family medicine including obstetrics, child advocacy

Personal Interests

Some of Dr. Sparks' personal interests include running, biking, water-skiing, watching movies and hanging out with family and friends.

Languages

  • English

Education and Training

College
University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Medical School
Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency
Gundersen Medical Foundation

Published Works

  • Zipes DP, Svorkdal N, Berman D, et al. Spinal Cord Stimulation Therapy for Patients With Refractory Angina Who Are Not Candidates for Revascularization. Neuromodulation. 2012. doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1403.2012.00452.x; 10.1111/j.1525-1403.2012.00452.x
  • Fredricks BA, DeCoster DJ, Kim Y, Sparks N, Callister SM, Schell RF. Rapid pyrazinamide susceptibility testing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis by flow cytometry. J Microbiol Methods. 2006;67(2):266-272. doi: S0167-7012(06)00091-1 [pii]; 10.1016/j.mimet.2006.03.020 [doi]
  • Bell R, Lipham J, Louie B, et al. Laparoscopic magnetic sphincter augmentation versus double-dose proton pump inhibitors for management of moderate-to-severe regurgitation in GERD: a randomized controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019;89(1):14-22.e1. doi: S0016-5107(18)32848-7 [pii]
  • Bell R, Lipham J, Louie B, et al. Laparoscopic magnetic sphincter augmentation versus double-dose proton pump inhibitors for management of moderate-to-severe regurgitation in GERD: a randomized controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc. 2019;89(1):14-22.e1. doi: S0016-5107(18)32848-7 [pii]
  • Berry LL, Davis SW, Godfrey Flynn A, Landercasper J, Deming KA. Is it time to reconsider the term "cancer survivor"?. J Psychosoc Oncol. 2019;37(4):413-426. doi: 10.1080/07347332.2018.1522411 [doi]
  • Bonis A, Anderson L, Talhouarne G, et al. Cardiovascular resistance to thrombosis in 13-lined ground squirrels. J Comp Physiol B. 2019;189(1):167-177. doi: 10.1007/s00360-018-1186-x [doi]
  • Ng BG, Underhill HR, Palm L, et al. DPAGT1 deficiency with encephalopathy (DPAGT1-CDG): clinical and genetic description of 11 new patients. JIMD Rep. 2019;44:85-92. doi: 10.1007/8904_2018_128 [doi]
  • Richmond CS, Vallatharasu Y, Deviley JA, Vos CR, Parsons BM, Kenny PA. Sequential treatment failures in response to BRAF/MEK and immune checkpoint inhibitors mediated by MAP2K2 and B2M mutations in melanoma. Exp Mol Pathol. 2019;110:104260. doi: S0014-4800(19)30151-0 [pii]
  • Sanders AM, Agger WA, Gray AM, Fischer CM, Kamprud EA. Use of hair nets and face masks to decrease blood culture contamination rates. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;95(1):15-19. doi: S0732-8893(18)30791-0 [pii]
  • Ahmad HF, Kallies KJ, Shapiro SB. The effect of mupirocin dressings on postoperative surgical site infections in elective colorectal surgery: a prospective, randomized controlled trial. Am J Surg. 2018. doi: S0002-9610(18)30357-X [pii]

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