Dr. Ala Standford, MD

Dr. Ala Standford, MD

Pediatric Surgery | Female | 45 years old

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

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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

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Surgery

    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

    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)

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    • 0
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      Board Actions

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    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

    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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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Chinese
    • Korean
    • Spanish

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    • 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
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    Dr. Standford's Office & Staff

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Standford

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
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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.