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Stephen Spare, MD

President and Chief Medical Officer
Franciscan Medical Group

Stephen Spare, MD, has been president and chief medical officer of the Franciscan Medical Group network of primary-care and specialty-care clinics since June 2011.

Before joining Franciscan, he held executive positions at several organizations, including Forsyth Medical Group and Novant Health in North Carolina, and Presbyterian Healthcare Services in New Mexico.

He received a degree in medicine from Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, and a bachelor’s degree in history from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Dr. Spare completed his internship and residency in internal medicine, and a fellowship in endocrinology, at New England Medical Center in Boston.

Dr. Spare is a member of the American Board of Endocrinology and Metabolism and the American College of Physicians.

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