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Specializes in Oncology • Male • Age 68

4501 X St Fl 3
Sacramento, CA 95817
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Dr. Gandara's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95817

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UC Davis Cancer Center
UC Davis Cancer Center
4501 X St Fl 3
Sacramento, CA 95817
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    Dr. Gandara's Experience

    Specialties

    • Oncology
    • Medical Oncology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology
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    • Acute Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anemia
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Breast Cancer
    • Burkitt's Lymphoma
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • ENT Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphoma
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
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    • Pleural Neoplasm, Malignant
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Thymomas
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Graduated in 1973

    Internship Hospital

    Madigan Med Center
    Complete in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    Madigan Med Center
    Complete in 1976

    Fellowship Hospital

    Letterman Army Med Center
    Complete in 1978
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Gandara & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Gandara's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Gandara

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    3.5 out of 5

    Dr. Gandara's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.4 out of 5

    10 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.8 out of 5

    10 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Gandara

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.5 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.6 out of 5

    10 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    10 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.4 out of 5

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    UC Davis Cancer Center
    4501 X St Fl 3
    Sacramento, CA 95817
    (916) 734-5959 (Office)
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