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09/23/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 09/22/2019 23:17

Gundersen La Crescent Clinic welcomes new family physician

Victoria (Bodendorfer) Sparks, MD, is now caring for patients at the Gundersen La Crescent Clinic. Dr. Sparks provides a full spectrum of care for the entire family.

'I am excited to join the La Crescent Clinic and meet new people and get to know my patients and their families,' Dr. Sparks says. 'Families should be comfortable bringing everyone to see me as I am trained to care for all ages.'

In addition to general care, Dr. Sparks provides several office procedures including women's health and dermatology procedures, steroid injections and suturing. She also spends time on Adverse Childhood Experiences research.

After growing up near Milwaukee, Wis., in Germantown, she completed her Bachelor of Science degree from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay before earning her Doctor of Medicine from Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.

Following medical school, Dr. Sparks moved to La Crosse to perform her residency at Gundersen Health System as a part of Gundersen's Family Medicine Residency Clinic. 'My residency experience at Gundersen gave me an insider view of the health system so when it came time to choose a full-time position, it was an easy choices,' she explains.

When not working, Dr. Sparks enjoys spending time with family and friends. She loves the outdoors including water sports such as jet skiing, water skiing and scuba diving. She also likes hiking, biking, running, playing soccer, snow-shoeing and flying in small planes.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Sparks, call Gundersen La Crescent Clinic at (507) 895-6610.