UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Sparkman, Mark K

School of Medicine
Emergency Medicine
(210) 567-4292
sparkmanm@uthscsa.edu

Following a 10 year career as a Paramedic / Firefighter, Dr. Sparkman received his MD from UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX in 1996. He completed his Internship training at Parkland Memorial Hospital in 1997 and Emergency Medicine Residency at Summa Health System in Akron, OH in 2000. He joined the faculty at the UTHSCSA in July 2000. Dr. Sparkman is Medical Director of the San Antonio College EMS Associate Degree Program, San Antonio College CME EMS Academy, and Air Medical. He has also served as the Medical Director of University Hospital's Emergency Department. Additionally he has served as the co-chair of the Emergency Center Design committee and the EM liaison for UTHSCSA Emergency Medicine and many of the EMS services in the surrounding region. Dr. Sparkman leads a team to revise our Emergency Center Triage guidelines and actively participates in multiple committees including Acute Care, Product Evaluation, Transfer Review, STRAC Regional Cardiac and Stroke Care

9/2014 - Present Associate Professor/Clinical University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Emergency Medicine, San Antonio, TX
1/2014 - Present Associate Medical Director San Antonio Fire Department, San Antonio, TX
1/2013 - Present Associate Program Director EMS Fellowship University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, Emergency Medicine, San Antonio, TX
1/2008 - Present Medical Director San Antonio College EMS Program, San Antonio, TX
1/2006 - Present Medical Director Air Medical, San Antonio, TX