About Dr. Patti

~ Dr. Sparling is a native of northern Michigan. She graduated from Alpena High School in Alpena, MI.

Alpena is located in northeast lower Michigan on the beautiful shores of Lake Huron.

Alpena, MI

~Attended Michigan Technological University

~Associate in Science -Nursing (1986) Alpena Community College.

~Bachelor in Science - Nursing (1996) Excelsior College.

~Master of Science - Nursing (2004) and Doctor of Nursing Practice (2017) Western Carolina University

~Dr. Sparling is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, the North Carolina Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau, nurse's honor society.

~ Dr. Sparling has been practicing in Western North Carolina since 2005.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

North Carolina Nurses Association

Sigma Theta Tau

Alpena, Michigan

Way up north!

Michigan Tech

Winter Carnival

Beautiful Smoky Mountains