Dr. Ala Standford, MD

Dr. Ala Standford, MD

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Pediatric Surgery  |  
Female  |  
46 y/o
4 reviews

Accepting new patients

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans

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Care Philosophy

The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper is dedicated to excellence in education, research and high-quality, safe care for pediatric patients and their families. As the only state-designated acute care children’s hospital in South Jersey, our board-certified pediatric subspecialists provide care across 27 specialties in addition to exceptional pediatric primary care provided in convenient locations throughout the region. When it comes to pediatric care at Cooper, you can expect medical excellence, close to home.Read more

Dr. Standford's Experience

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Dr. Standford's Reviews

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Dr. Standford's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
in Vineland, NJ |
Her bedside manner surpassed all expectations and then some. I have never been so comfortable with a doctor regarding my twins. She made my sons feel so at ease and so comfortable. Hands down the best ! I can not praise her enough!
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Dr. Standford's Care Philosophy

The Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper is dedicated to excellence in education, research and high-quality, safe care for pediatric patients and their families. As the only state-designated acute care children’s hospital in South Jersey, our board-certified pediatric subspecialists provide care across 27 specialties in addition to exceptional pediatric primary care provided in convenient locations throughout the region. When it comes to pediatric care at Cooper, you can expect medical excellence, close to home.

Dr. Standford's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pediatric Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Pediatric Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • City of Philadelphia Next Generation of Women on the Move, 2007
    • National Congress of Black Women-Shirley Chisholm Award, 2008
    • The Philadelphia Tribune Women on the Move, 2009
    • Philadelphia Business Journal Top 40 Under 40, 2007
    • Ronald McDonald House Charities Grant, 2007
    • Philadelphia Tribune Top 10 Under 40, 2007
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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Internship Hospital
    State University Of New York

    Completed in 1998

  • Residency Hospital
    State University Of New York

    Completed in 1999

    University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

    Completed in 2004

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh

    Completed in 2001

    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Med Cntr

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    The Pennsylvania State University

    Graduated in 1992

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)