Dr. Joshua Sands, MD

Dr. Joshua Sands, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Joshua Sands, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Cincinnati, OH and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Creighton Univ Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

222 Piedmont Ave Ste 1600

Cincinnati, OH 45219

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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Stye
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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6  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Creighton Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Creighton U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Creighton U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • U Cincinnati
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sands has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sands' Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sands to family and friends
72 total reviews (43 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (72)

  • 5
    (65)
  • 4
    (5)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Sands' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (43)

Dr. Sands is the best!
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In my opinion Dr. Joshua Sands is one of the very best physicians I have ever met. He is caring-helpful and sees that the patient understand his or her situation. He is very professional and knowledgeable.
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I chose Dr. Sands because of his write-up on CEI's website and I was very satisfied with his ability to correct my vision, with his professionalism, and his "bedside manner". My husband and I were very impressed with the facility, the prep staff, the o.r. staff, and all of the others it took to...more
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Dr. Sands is very good at explaining exactly what he's going to do in surgery and what the outcome should be. He is friendly and makes you feel at ease. I am extremely pleased with the care I got from Dr. Sands and the staff at CEI.
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Dr. Sands from the start shows a sense of competence and concern establishing trust and confidence in the patient. He follows through in that manner with his services.
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