Dr. Dana Sands, MD

Dr. Dana Sands, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Dana Sands, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Weston, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Hahnemann University in 1996 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd

Weston, FL 33331

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Top Care Areas

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Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sands "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."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

44  Conditions Treated

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40  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Polypectomy
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sands has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sands' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sands

4.5

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Wayne L Edwards in Sunrise, FL – Feb 01, 2017
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