Dr. Mark A. Sands, MD

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Specializes in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry • Male • Age 62

110 Veterans Blvd Ste 425
Metairie, LA 70005
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Accepting new patients?

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

    Specialties

    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
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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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    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Louisiana

    1 Board Action

    • License Reactivation  (5/6/2013)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Louisiana
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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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
    • Spanish
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sands

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sands to family and friends

    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Dr. Sands' Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    2 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 2 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sands
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    2 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    2 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Sands accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • GEHA
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    110 Veterans Blvd Ste 425
    Metairie, LA 70005
    (504) 838-8283 (Office)
    (504) 838-9799 (Fax)
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Sands
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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