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Nigel W. Sparks, MD, FAAOS
Orthopedic Surgery
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Areas of Expertise

Dr. Sparks specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and ligament and tendon reconstructions.

Special Interests

Dr. Sparks' interests include musculoskeletal ligament and tendon injuries, cartilage regeneration of the knee and shoulder, ortho-biologics such as platelet rich plasma(PRP) and stem cell therapy.

Personal Information

Dr. Sparks enjoys anything sports related, computer building and gaming.

Clinical Experience
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine
Board Certifications

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Education and Professional Achievements

Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, 1998


Union Memorial Hospital Department of Orthopaedics, Baltimore, 2003


UHZ Sports Medicine, Coral Gables, Fla., 2004

Professional Activities and Awards

Former college All American and professional soccer player

Former team physician for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the NFL, Jacksonville Suns professional baseball team, Jacksonville Armada professional soccer team and Jacksonville Giants Basketball team of the ABA
Former assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at University of Florida Health in Jacksonville, Fla.
Exemplary teacher award, 2010-2011

Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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  Overall Patient Rating - April 2021
*Dr. Sparks is great! Made me feel welcome & explained everything to me. He even wrote things down for me so I wouldn't forget.