Dr. Douglas Sanders, MD

Dr. Douglas Sanders, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Douglas Sanders, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Pierce, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Florida in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

2402 Frist Blvd Ste 204

Fort Pierce, FL 34950

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Dr. Sanders' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanders performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 83% of his peers

Dr. Sanders performs this procedure more than 83% of his peers

Hernia Repair

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanders performs Hernia Repair more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Sanders performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanders performs Gallbladder Removal more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Sanders performs this procedure more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy

Dr. Sanders' conditions and procedures:

Aarhus Dysfibrinogenemia
Abdominal Cancer
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Cholecystitis
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendix Cancer
Aspiration of Breast Cysts
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Back Tumor
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Benign Biliary Disease
Benign Breast Disorders
Benign Diseases of the Gallbladder
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Disorders
Bile Duct Obstruction
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Cancer
Biliary Colic
Biliary Disorders
Biliary Dyskinesia
Billroth Disease
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Bowel Resection
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Abscess
Breast Brachytherapy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Duct Papilloma
Breast Fibroadenoma
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Breast Tumor
Carcinoid Tumor
Carcinoma in Situ
Chest Wall Tumor
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Appendicitis
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colon Surgery
Colonic Diverticulosis
Colonic Volvulus
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Common Bile Duct Stone
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dermoid Cyst
Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Digestive Disorders
Distal Gastrointestinal Tract Cancers
Diverticular Diseases
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Duct Ectasia
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Duodenal Ulcer
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endocrine Disorders
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Epigastric Pain
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fibrocystic Breast Disease
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gallbladder Surgery
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hepatobiliary Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Cancer
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
Liver Cancer
Liver Diseases and Disorders
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymph Node Resection
Malignant Diseases of the Gallbladder
Mammosite Catheter Insertion
Meckel's Diverticulum
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Partial Mastectomy
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
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)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Small Bowel Surgery
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Testicular Cancer
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Disease
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

To provide each patient with the time and attention that they require and deserve. Involving the patient and patients family members with surgical or non-surgical options for the best course of treatment and intervention that fits that particular patient. Treating each patient individually and as I would want my family member treated.


  • General Surgery

Board Certifications


  • University Of Fl College Of Med
    Residency Hospital
  • Orlando Reg Healthcare Sys
    Residency Hospital
  • 1992
    Shands Medical Center-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
  • 1991
    University of Florida
    Medical School
  • 1986
    University of Florida
    Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Douglas Sanders, MD
Dr. Sanders is very patient and friendly. He was extremely professional and knowledgeable about my condition. He spent time with me sharing options along with the pros and cons of each. Although I thought my situation required a more complicated complex approach, Dr. Sanders revealed that I was a...Read More
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