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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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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

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

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Steven J Sparenberg, DO

Family Medicine, Wound Healing Center

4.8 out of 5 (149 Ratings, 12 Comments)

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Joined Carle: 2001


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


  • Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Ill., 1998-1999



  • DO, University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, Mo., 1999
  • BA, Concordia College, Seward, Neb., 1993


  • American Board of Family Medicine

Professional Societies

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


good experience


*Dr. Sparenberg does a great job!


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

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.


good experience


*Dr. Sparenberg does a great job!


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


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.


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


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


Doc Sparenberg shows exceptional care, interest, and concern for all patients. It's just his nature. I feel blessed to have him as my primary care doctor. Carle's fortunate to have him.


*Dr. Sparenberg is the best. Even with my ... and ..., he kept up to date on everything. Have so much trust and confidence in him.


*Dr. Sparenberg is the best.


I think if he felt I needed the expertise of another physician he would not hesitate to refer it admit he did not know something and would check resources. Advice from other physicians would be welcome...he wants the best care for his patients.


He was the best doctor I have seen in many years. Very knowledgeable and courteous. He took time with me and explained everything. Very, very pleased with his care. Top Rate!


*Dr. Sparenberg is excellent in every way.