About Dr. Amanda Sparks-Bushnell
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Amanda Sparks-Bushnell is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist who maintains a heartfelt commitment to transformative leadership and patient well-being. Her career is marked by a passion for enhancing medical services, fostering collaboration, and ensuring the utmost care for those she serves.
Dr. Sparks-Bushnell has served in various leadership roles, such as Medical Director of Valor Healthcare, a Tennessee Valley Health Care System (Veterans Administration), and the Sparks Clinic. She provides strong leadership and evidence-based care to the clients and clinics that she serves. Dr. Sparks-Bushnell is passionate about the education of other clinicians and has continued to serve as a preceptor for other upcoming medical professionals.
Outside the Clinic, Dr. Sparks-Bushnell engages in a diverse array of interests, from Scuba diving and gardening to her international medical mission work in Guatemala and Belize and participation in the education of other clinicians and the public through media appearances. With a warm and holistic approach to both life and healthcare, Dr. Sparks-Bushnell brings experience and compassion to her clients and her community.
Dr. Amanda Sparks-Bushnell is the Chief Medical Officer of Athena Care and sees clients ages 18 and older at our Nashville, Franklin, and Murfreesboro clinics.
Degrees, Certifications & Specialties
- Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Psychiatry, Chief Resident
- University of Mississippi School of Medicine (M.D.)
Practice Locations & Hours
Insurance Coverage & Plans
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