Dr. Joshua J. Sands, MD

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Dr. Joshua J. Sands, MD

Ophthalmology | Male

Cincinnati Eye Institute 1945 Cei Dr, Blue Ash, OH 45242 Get Directions
(513) 984-5133

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Dr. Sands specializes in Ophthalmology and practices in Blue Ash, OH. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Sands' Review Details
4.8 based on 34 responses
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  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Sands
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (33)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (33)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (33)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (33)
Dr. Sands' Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (29)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (32)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (32)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (30)
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in Cincinnati, OH |
Simply put: He's the best from beginning to end.
Cincinnati, OH |
Dr. Sands has provided me with the best eye care! He is kind, he listens and he explains complex information in an understandable manner. I have already recommended him to others and will continue to do so.
in Cincinnati, OH |
I believe he knows what he is doing.
in Cincinnati, OH |
His several awards, his care, concern, friendliness, and professionalism
in Cincinnati, OH |
He's the best
Cincinnati, OH |
wonderful doctor - only problem is rescheduling if you have to change an appointment. He is SO busy.
Pleasant professional interaction with doctor- would return to the doctors and would recommend them
in Montgomery, OH |
Does a very complete exam, and takes time to explain his observations and recommendations.
in Cincinnati, OH |
Kind, knowledgeable. I felt safe under his care.
Sharonville, OH |
I respect him very much. I have been going to him for years. If a friend or relative had a specific eye issue I would definitely recommend him.
in Cincinnati, OH |
Very knowledgable, trust his judgement, recall early on I knew I liked Dr. Sands because I could smell the clean soap smell on his hands during the exam.
in Mason, OH |
Dr. Sands listened to my concerns, explained clearly what he thought was happening with my vision, and referred me to Dr. Golnik, who has more experience with my issue.
Palmdale, CA |
Dr. Sands is an excellent doctor who also knows how to treat patients to make them feel welcome and at ease to ask questions.
in Cincinnati, OH |
very satisfied - Dr Sands was personable as well as talented and experienced. I am happy to recommend him to friends and acquaintances.
in Cincinnati, OH |
Very easy to talk to. Explains well. Gave all the options. Proud of his work!
Cincinnati, OH |
Dr. Sands is by far the BEST!
in Cincinnati, OH |
As always, an excellent visit. I haven't had to schedule an urgent appointment. The office is clean and comfortable. The office and staff are always courteous and helpful. I trust Dr. Sands' advice and the information he provides. His explanations are helpful and understandable. He listens and responds to my questions and spends as much time with me as we need. I would highly recommend Dr. Sands and the office in the Medical Arts Building to others.
Cincinnati, OH |
He is very thorough in his eye exam, very gentle, and very patient. He explains things in terms that are easy for a non-physician to understand.
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Creighton Univ Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Creighton U

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    Creighton U

    Completed in 1983

    U Cincinnati

    Completed in 1986

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Sands' Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Sands

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients