Meet Our Providers

With providers practicing in 50 specialties at 13 convenient locations, it’s easy to find the right healthcare team at Carle.

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Medical Services

Carle Foundation Hospital

Based in Urbana, Ill., the Carle Foundation Hospital is a 413-bed regional care hospital that has achieved Magnet® designation. It is the area's only Level 1 Trauma Center.

611 W. Park Street, Urbana, IL 61802   |   (217) 383-3311

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center

Carle Hoopeston Regional Health Center is comprised of a 24-bed critical access hospital and medical clinic based in Hoopeston, Illinois.

701 E. Orange Street, Hoopeston, IL 60942   |   (217) 283-5531

Carle Richland Memorial Hospital

Located in Olney, Ill., Carle Richland Memorial Hospital is a 134-bed hospital with nearly 600 employees serving portions of eight counties in southeastern Illinois.

800 East Locust St, Olney, IL 62459   |   (618) 395-2131

Convenient Care vs. ED

Carle Convenient Care offers same-day treatment for minor illnesses and injuries through walk-in appointments.

Not sure where to go? Click here for a list of conditions appropriate for the emergency department

Philanthropy

Philanthropy gives hope to patients and helps take health care in our community to a whole new level.

Steven J Sparenberg, DO

Family Medicine, Wound Healing Center

4.8 out of 5 (89 Ratings, 36 Comments)

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  1. The provider has not yet received the minimum number of patient satisfaction surveys to be eligible for display.
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Profile

Joined Carle: 2001

Contact

Monticello (primary)

1002 Medical Center Drive
Monticello, IL 61856
(217) 762-6000

Urbana (Main Campus)

611 W. Park Street
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 383-3311

Medical Interests

  • General family medicine
  • Osteopathic manual medicine
  • Sports medicine

Medical Training

Internship

  • Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, IL, 1998-1999

Qualifications

Education

  • DO, University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, MO, 1999
  • BA, Concordia College, Seward, NE, 1993

Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Christian Medical and Dental Society

07/31/2018

Everything went well.

07/26/2018

was happy with Doc's help

07/19/2018

Good experience


The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

07/31/2018

Everything went well.

07/26/2018

was happy with Doc's help

07/19/2018

Good experience

06/28/2018

*Dr. Sparenberg always gives clear explanations and always gives me his full attention. If a specialist is needed, he gives me a referral.

06/04/2018

Dr. Sparenburg is by far the best primary care physician anyone could ever wish for.

05/31/2018

excellent, caring doctor, who gives clear explanations.

05/30/2018

had to wait a half hour to see him

05/30/2018

Great communication with follow up results on labs and tests

05/24/2018

I haven't seen this Dr. before but very nice & helpful.

05/18/2018

My provider is an excellent doctor who cares about his patient and listens to and answers my questions.

05/18/2018

He was very helpful.

05/14/2018

Dr. Sparenberg is easy to talk to and very concerned with my overall health. Makes recommendations and lets me make decisions regarding elective procedures. He's a nice guy and an outstanding physician.

04/25/2018

I am pleased with this provider.

04/19/2018

Very easy to communicate with explains things and cares about me as a person & not just a number. Great doctor that I trust completely.

04/18/2018

pleased with my provider

04/11/2018

Very!! Good doctor.

04/09/2018

Very good.

04/03/2018

Dr. Sparenberg has been our primary provider for numerous years. I am confident in his health care decisions. [...]

04/02/2018

I have always been extremely pleased with *Dr. Sparenberg and all the staff at Carle Monticello.

03/29/2018

Monticello office is very friendly & professional. *Doctor Sparenberg, *Laci (NP) & staff are great.

02/22/2018

Very prompt responses on test results and answering emails. NO bad experiences ever with this provider.

02/21/2018

very good found out things i wanted to know about my health

02/15/2018

Dr. Sparenberg is a very good provider

02/14/2018

*Dr. Sparenberg is a very good provider.

02/14/2018

Listens to concerns & is very involved in my problems.

02/14/2018

"Great."

02/08/2018

NO bad experience.

02/08/2018

The hectic schedule the care provider kept was the limitation of time spent with a client.

02/02/2018

The Monticello Clinic and my care team are excellent and I have always been treated with the utmost care when necessary.

01/31/2018

Dr. Sparenberg is an excellent doctor and even better person. I will go to him as long as he is working.

11/29/2017

good experience

11/14/2017

*Dr. Sparenberg does a great job!

10/27/2017

*Steven Sparenberg has been my doctor for .... He is wonderful.

10/20/2017

I would follow *Dr. Sparenberg to Alaska for all my medical needs. The very best doctor I have ever had. He has a deep rooted concern and care for my well being. Clone him. We need more like him.

08/28/2017

Dr. Sparenberg is top-notch and very knowledgeable. I enjoy the office visits and he is willing to give assistance when it is required.

08/23/2017

He is very friendly and seems to understand my conditions and needs