Dr. Elena Sanders, MD

Dr. Elena Sanders, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Elena Sanders, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in rheumatology.

400 Seaview Ave

Staten Island, NY 10305

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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sanders' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Limb Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanders treats Limb Pain more than 85% of her peers

Dr. Sanders treats this condition more than 85% of her peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanders treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Sanders treats this condition more than 83% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain
Ankylosing Spondylitis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanders treats Ankylosing Spondylitis more than 73% of her peers

Dr. Sanders treats this condition more than 73% of her peers

Dr. Sanders' conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Chronic Neck Pain
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Steroid Injection
Temporal Arteritis
Vascular Disease
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Elena Sanders, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Staten Island, NY and has been practicing for 16 years. She graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

2003
SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
2003

Languages

  • Russian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sanders' Reviews

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4.1

Based on 17 reviews

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1 Star
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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...Read 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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MagnaCare
Medicaid
POMCO Group