Dr. Ala Standford, MD

Dr. Ala Standford, MD

Pediatric Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(4)
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Dr. Ala Standford, MD is a pediatric surgery doctor who practices in Charlotte, NC. She is 47 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

1025 Morehead Medical Dr Ste 275

Charlotte, NC 28204

Contact Information

(704) 403-2662

Insurance Accepted

  • 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
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Umbilical Hernia
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more than 37% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
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more than 33% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
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more than 29% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • The Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • State University Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Children's Hospital Of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital Med Cntr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

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
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Standford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Standford to family and friends
5.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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 Comments (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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Standford accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Direct Access
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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