Dr. Burton Sanders, MD

Dr. Burton Sanders, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Burton Sanders, MD is a family medicine specialist in Brentwood, TN. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

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Dr. Sanders' Experience

Dr. Sanders' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Sanders' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Sanders "Burton P. Sanders, MD is a board-certified physician with more than 30 years of experience in family medicine. His medical career has taken him from the emergency room to private practice, as well as on- and off-the field as the team doctor for the Nashville Kats.Dr. Sanders has been practicing with Sterling Primary Care since 1994 and has recently relocated his practice to our newest facility in Brentwood, TN. He received his bachelor's degree from California State University in Long Beach and his medical degree from Autonomous University.Dr. Sanders is an avid cyclist and speaks fluent Spanish. He enjoys working out, restoring his 67 Camaro and spending time with his three children and his wife, Sharon, of 32 years. Dr. Sanders resides in Franklin with his wife and Sophie, their Saint Bernard."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sanders "Sterling Primary Care is dedicated to providing you and your family with the best medical care available. Our goal is to consistently provide outstanding healthcare expertise and service to every patient. We are committed to our patients by addressing their specific healthcare needs, community health concerns, and following through with specific and general preventive measures to maintain the health and well-being of our patients and the community."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

256  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California - Irvine Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California - Irvine Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sanders has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanders' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanders to family and friends
65 total reviews (36 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (65)

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Dr. Sanders' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (36)

Dr. Sanders and his staff are the best! Kind, compassionate, thourough, I can't say enough good things about him and his staff. I have been going to him for several years and haven't had a bad experience ever. Highly recommend this practice!
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He is thorough and at least listens and acts appropriately to any concerns I may have. My skepticism has been thoroughly abolished where PCP’s have been concerned. I would highly recommend his practices to any and all.
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Dr. Sanders always makes me feel like he appreciates me being his patient, I know this by the time he spends with me when I visit his office. Doctor Sanders is an excellent physician, and I highly recommend him to anyone looking for comitent and caring physician.
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Honest, thorough, and respectful. Like old times.
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Dr. Sanders has been our family doctor for over twenty years. He makes you feel comfortable during the visits and that your needs are primary while there.
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