Dr. Mark A. Sands, MD

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Specializes in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry • Male • Age 63

110 Veterans Blvd Ste 425
Metairie, LA 70005
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Mercy Family Center
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110 Veterans Blvd Ste 425
Metairie, LA 70005
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    Dr. Sands' Experience

    Specialties

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    • Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
    • Psychiatry
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    • ADHD Testing
    • Medication Management
    • Outpatient Psychiatry
    • Pediatric Counseling
    • Psychiatric Evaluation
    • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
    • Psychotherapy Services
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    • Adjustment Disorder
    • Anxiety
    • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • Autism
    • Bipolar Disorder
    • Developmental and Learning Disorders
    • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
    • Impulse Control Disorders
    • Major Depressive Disorder
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
    • Phobia
    • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
    • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Sands

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.
    • License Reactivation  (5/2/2011)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Louisiana
    • Failure to Cooperate with an Investigation  (3/14/2011)
    • Action Taken: Suspension
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    • State: Louisiana

    1 Board Action

    • License Reactivation  (5/6/2013)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Louisiana
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1978

    Internship Hospital

    Hospital Sick Chldn
    Complete in 1979

    Residency Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med
    Complete in 1985
    Hospital Sick Chldn
    Complete in 1980

    Fellowship Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med
    Complete in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sands & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sands to family and friends

    5 out of 5

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    Dr. Sands' Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.3 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Sands

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

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    Office Locations

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    Mercy Family Center
    110 Veterans Blvd Ste 425
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (504) 838-8283 (Office)
    (985) 727-7016 (Fax)
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