Dr. Elena Sanders, MD

Dr. Elena Sanders, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Elena Sanders, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in rheumatology.

400 Seaview Ave

Staten Island, NY 10305

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicaid
  • POMCO Group

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Top Care Areas

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

Gout
very high
more than 95% of peers
Limb Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Sanders'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.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated

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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sanders has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sanders' Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sanders to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Sanders' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Amazing, caring, attentive and knowledgeable doctor! Highly recommmend! Great staff!
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I'm a retired police officer who has in the past 5 years have experienced some autoimmune issues related to the WTC attack. Not only did Dr.Sanders bring my RA pain under control, she was concerned regarding other screening results from the WTC monitoring center. Dr.Sanders tested my blood and...more
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Did not try and figure out my case at all. She was indifferent and a bit rude. She didn't listen to me all. I would not recommend.
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She is very attentive, bright, & a good listener.
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She is an excellent doctor. I trust her.
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