Dr. Brenda Sanford, MD

Dr. Brenda Sanford, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Brenda Sanford, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Waterford, MI and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1977 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read her story

4800 Highland Rd Ste 2

Waterford, MI 48328

Contact Information

(248) 673-0500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sanford performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Elbow Sprain
normal
more than 67% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
normal
more than 52% of peers
Elbow Injuries
normal
more than 48% of peers

Dr. Sanford's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Sanford's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sanford "Specialties include foot and ankle procedures. Dr. Brenda Sanford received her Bachelor of Science and her M.D. degrees at the University of Michigan. She followed in her father's footsteps and completed her Orthopedic Surgery Training at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Sanford has been elected fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. She is a member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society and has a special interest in foot and ankle procedures. She is also a longtime member of the Ruth Jackson Society, an organization of female orthopedic surgeons."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sanford does not have any board certifications listed.

65  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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28  Procedures

  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.

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

  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sanford has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sanford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanford's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanford to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Sanford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Sanford and her asst were very unprofessional and rushed. I could hear them talking badly about a patient and how she was a drug addict. She was rough and did not remove my cyst at all then wouldn't return calls to resolve it. Very dissatisfied.
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