Bachelor of Arts –Hope College – Magna Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa, 1977

Doctor of Medicine –University of Michigan

General Surgical Residency – Butterworth Hospital – 1982-1984

Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Residency –The University of Michigan, 1984-1988

Certification and Memberships

  • Board Certified – American Board of Otolaryngology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
  • Listed in “Best Doctors in America” 1999

Professional Interests

Professional Interests
Dr. Sprik has been practicing otolaryngology, head and neck surgery in Grand Rapids since   1988. He cares for patients of all ages. His practice involves the medical and surgical treatment of diseases of the ears, nose and throat.

Nasal and sinus diseases– Dr. Sprik will evaluate and treat problems related to the nose and sinuses using today’s latest technology.

Head and neck surgery– Having extensive training in treating tumors of the head and neck, Dr. Sprik will consult and work with the medical oncologist and the radiation oncologist to develop the best treatment plan for each individual patient.

Diseases of the ear– Dr. Sprik will treat medically or surgically patients of all ages with chronic or acute problems related to the ear.

Snoring and apnea– Using sophisticated methods of evaluation Dr. Sprik will provide surgical and non-surgical options for treating these disorders.

Voice and swallowing disorders– After evaluating and consulting with speech pathologists and radiologists when necessary, Dr. Sprik will develop a treatment plan using behavior modification, speech or swallowing therapy, medicine, or surgery.