Dr. Elizabeth Sanford, MD

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Dr. Elizabeth Sanford, MD

Gynecology | Female

Franciscan Women's Health Associates - Pearl Place 6002 Westgate Blvd Ste 230, Tacoma, WA 98406 Get Directions

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Elizabeth (Beth) Sanford, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN providing expertise in pregnancy, childbirth and disorders of the female reproductive system. Dr. Sanford is skilled at assisting women with complicated pregnancies, as well as women requiring gynecologic surgery. For women with abnormal menstrual bleeding, Dr. Sanford offers an in-office procedure with conscious sedation for enhanced comfort and convenience. Dr. Sanford believes it is important to develop a collaborative relationship with her patients, educate them about their options and empower each woman to become a full participant in her journey toward optimal health. She is open to natural treatment options and enjoys treating patients with diverse backgrounds and lifestyles. At this time, Dr. Sanford is not accepting new obstetric (OB) patients.Read more

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Specialties

  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Board Certifications

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Incontinence
  • Infertility
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Premature Labor
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Procedures Performed

  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Natural Childbirth
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Sympathectomy
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Water Birth Delivery

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Texas Medical Branch

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Gynecology
  • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Malpractice claims in Washington not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Sanford's Care Philosophy

Elizabeth (Beth) Sanford, MD, is a board-certified OB/GYN providing expertise in pregnancy, childbirth and disorders of the female reproductive system. Dr. Sanford is skilled at assisting women with complicated pregnancies, as well as women requiring gynecologic surgery. For women with abnormal menstrual bleeding, Dr. Sanford offers an in-office procedure with conscious sedation for enhanced comfort and convenience. Dr. Sanford believes it is important to develop a collaborative relationship with her patients, educate them about their options and empower each woman to become a full participant in her journey toward optimal health. She is open to natural treatment options and enjoys treating patients with diverse backgrounds and lifestyles. At this time, Dr. Sanford is not accepting new obstetric (OB) patients.