Dr. Andy Sands, MD

PsychiatryMaleAge 71

Dr. Sands
Accepting new patients

Western State Hospital

9601 Steilacoom Blvd Sw Lakewood, WA 98498

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(360) 664-5700

Dr. Andy Sands, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Lakewood, WA. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sands to book an appointment.

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    Patients are usually seen in 10 minutes or less.

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Dr. Sands' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Psychological Evaluation
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Dr. Sands performs Psychological Evaluation more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Sands performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sands performs Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Sands performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sands performs Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Sands performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Sands' conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Migraine
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Andy Sands, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Lakewood, WA. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sands to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Emergency Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry

Education

University of Missouri / Columbia Campus
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Andy Sands, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Andy Sands, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Sands frequently treats Psychological Evaluation, Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent, and Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery . See all procedures and conditions Dr. Sands treats.

Where is Dr. Andy Sands, MD's office located?

Dr. Sands' office is located at 9601 Steilacoom Blvd Sw, Lakewood, WA 98498. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. Andy Sands, MD offer telehealth services?

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Practice

Western State Hospital9601 Steilacoom Blvd Sw Lakewood, WA 98498
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