Dr. Ala Standford, MD

Dr. Ala Standford, MD

Pediatric Surgery | Female | 45 years old

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Specialties

      • Pediatric Surgery

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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
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        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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      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
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      Dr. Standford's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      31 – 45 minutes

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      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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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.