New Nurse Practitioner Joins UMSA and Sabinal Clinic

Jul 29, 2019 /


Uvalde Medical and Surgical Associates (UMSA) has announced the addition of Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner, ElizaBeth J. Sparkman. She joined UMSA and the Sabinal Clinic on July 29th.

Sparkman received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in August 2012 and went on to complete her Master of Science in Nursing at Allen College in Waterloo, Iowa, in May 2015. Sparkman is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner, and certified in wound care by the American Board of Wound Management.

Sparkman comes to UMSA with 8 years of nursing experience. She moved back home to Texas to begin her career as a nurse practitioner in 2015. She has experience in family practice, internal medicine, wound care, general pediatrics, orthopedic, gastrointestinal, hospitalist and neurosurgical pediatric.

“We are very pleased to welcome Beth to our team of top-notch providers,” Brandi Smith, Physician Practice Director, states. “We believe she is the perfect fit to help meet the growing healthcare needs in our community and surrounding areas.”

“I enjoy working and living in small town Texas, getting to know the people in the community, seeing patients of all ages, and am looking forward to serving the Uvalde surrounding communities,” Sparkman shared.

Beth and her husband have 8 children and 6 grandchildren. She enjoys spending time on her husband’s fishing boat, reading books, and playing with their dog, Texas. Beth also has a degree in music and loves to sing.

“In an effort to make access to care a little more convenient, Beth will be available to see patients in both Sabinal and Uvalde locations,” Smith adds. 

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