Dr. Dana Sands, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Female • Age 49
  
Dr. Sands
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Cleveland Clinic Florida

2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd Weston, FL 33331

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Dr. Dana Sands, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Weston, FL and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sands has more experience with Colorectal Surgery and Transplant Surgery than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Hahnemann University medical school in 1996. She is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic Florida. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sands to book an appointment.


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When you need the best. you should found her !!
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Ada DeLeon – Nov 18, 2019
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I have been a patient since july,last yr.having tests,Mri,flex sigmoid x3. Dr Sands took the timeexplaining my procedures,the risks,and gave me my options for surgery,Ichose with her expertise,in TAMIS,she highly recommended thisthe surgery was successful,with a excellent clinical-surgical outcome.and nov 7 had my last flex sig,no mass good news,a f/u in feb 20/20.Her compassion to all her pt's and to me,her patientance,calmness,very trustworthy,she handels and deals with her pt'sin a caring way,knowlegable,and ispersonable dedicated professtional,and goes beyond her call of duty,a one of a kind human being, My life was saved,cleveland clinic weston hospital,is worldclass and nationaly ranked #1foe Colorectal,Gi Surgery,Gastroenterology.I came here,because this procedure surgery was only done in Weston,a hr away north where I live. I am very thankful,gratful to my Drwho is gifted,talented,and the best of the best in the world. I highly recommend this superior Dr.a real Hero. RE.wpb
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R.E West Palm Bchi – Nov 10, 2019
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Dr. Sands was part of a team that operated on me at Cleveland Clinic. She was in charge of my discharge. She didn't ask me what pain medicines worked for me and wrote a script to one that makes me nauseous, thus when I arrived home I had no pair medications that I could take and was in great distress. All she had to have done was ask me about what pain medications I did well on. This oversight caused me great pain and distress and was totally unnecessary. Guess she couldn't have been bothered.
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Mar 29, 2019
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Dr Sands is an incredible surgeon and women with angel wings attached to her surgical hands. Having had surgery 2x with Dr Sands, I felt confident in her professional care and trusted her with really no doubts or concerns that I'd be in the best hands. She addressed any questions and explained any recommendations with calm and patients. I'm grateful to have her as a healthcare advocate and believe she really looks out for my best interest when discussing my healthcare and related options. TY TY
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Jill in lake worth – Feb 03, 2018
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NEVER BEEN WAITING FOR WEEKS FOR TEST RESULTS.. EVERY TIME I CALL CAN NEVER GET A ANSWER
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MARIAH – Dec 27, 2017
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Dr. Sands is not just a gifted surgeon but is extraordinarily compassionate with her patients.
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Georgy in Miami, FL – Jul 24, 2017
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Dr. Sands and her team were amazing. She took the time to really walk through the procedure with me and the office was always very caring and responsive with all of my post-op questions. I generally have a lot of anxiety with doctors and she made me feel at ease.
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Shannon in Delray Beach, FL – Jul 16, 2017
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Dr. Sands turned an unpleasant medical situation into a much appreciated experience. The entire experience was handled by a wonderful staff and facility. I cannot begin to express my appreciation for Cleveland Clinic and all of the personnel working there. They convinced me that everyone involved truly cared. Thank you.
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Wayne L Edwards in Sunrise, FL – Feb 01, 2017
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It was my first time seeing Dr. Sands. I thought she was extremely knowledgeable. I had to travel an hour to see her, and it was well worth it. Although the body part that needed diagnosis made me feel very anxious about seeing a doctor, the visit with Dr. Sands couldn't have been any better. In the end she made me feel like it was no big deal. Just love her! I will highly recommend her to my family and friends.
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Beth in Boynton Beach, FL – Jul 10, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As an academic medical center, Cleveland Clinic Florida provides world class care. Our mission is to provide better care of the sick, investigation of their problems, and further education of those who serve. We strive to provide Best-in-Class patient experiences and superior clinical outcomes.

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

Cleveland Clinic Florida
Fellowship Hospital
University Of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1996
Hahnemann University
Medical School
1992
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Practice Areas

Colorectal Surgery

Colorectal surgery treats conditions affecting the colon and rectum, including colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis and hemorrhoids, through procedures such as tumor removal, colectomy, colostomy and resection.

Typically treats 75% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sands performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Sands performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sands performs Excision of Rectal Tumor more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Sands performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sands performs Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage) more than 90% of their peers

Dr. Sands performs this procedure more than 90% of their peers

Transplant Surgery

Transplant surgery is a subspecialty of general surgery that focuses on replacement of damaged or diseased organs with healthy donor organs and includes partial, single or multi-organ transplant, as well as living donor organ procurement.

Typically treats 75% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sands performs Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy) more than 75% of their peers

Dr. Sands performs this procedure more than 75% of their peers

Check Dr. Sands' experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Sands' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Disorders
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Polyp
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diverticular Diseases
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Female Incontinence
  • Fistula
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Polyp
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Intussusception
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Polyps
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctitis
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Locations

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Cleveland Clinic Florida2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd Weston, FL 33331
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