Dr. Ala Standford, MD

Dr. Ala Standford, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Ala Standford, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in pediatric surgery.

1025 Morehead Medical Dr Ste 275

Charlotte, NC 28204

Contact Information

(704) 403-2662

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare

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

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1  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

11  Conditions Treated

14  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

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  • 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
  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • 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

  • Chinese
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Ala Standford, MD
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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