Chelsey Sparks, DNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC

Phone: 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737)


University of South Alabama, DNP, Acute Care and Family Practice

University of South Alabama, MSN, Acute Care and Family Practice

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Chelsey Sparks, DNP, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, is a licensed advanced nurse practitioner in UT Health Austin’s Neurosurgery Clinic within the Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. She specializes in treating patients with an array of neurological disorders, including complex brain tumors, nerve injury, nerve tumors, pituitary tumors, epilepsy, intracranial vascular anomalies, radiosurgery, and spinal disorders.

Chelsey Sparks earned her dual master’s in nursing and Doctor of Nursing Practice degree in acute care and family practice from the University of South Alabama. She earned her bachelor’s in biology from Texas Tech University and her bachelor’s in nursing from Bellarmine University. She has also completed extensive surgical training through the National Institute of First Assisting and is a certified surgical nurse practitioner first assist experienced in endovascular, minimally invasive, and open neurosurgical procedures.

Chelsey Sparks is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.


  • Complex brain tumors
  • Intracranial vascular anomalies
  • Stroke
  • Spinal disorders

Board Certification

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center, Adult-Gerontological Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
  • National Institute of First Assisting, Certified Surgical Nurse Practitioner First Assist
  • American Nurses Credentialing Center, Family Nurse Practitioner



  • UT Health Austin Clinics | Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Beech Street PPO (SPHN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
  • First Health (SPHN)
  • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
  • Galaxy (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Out of network for all Humana Medicare HMO Plans)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicaid/TMHP
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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