Dr. Kenneth Sands, MD

Dr. Kenneth Sands, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
(46)
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Dr. Kenneth Sands, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Melbourne, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Tulane Univ Sch Of Med in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

709 S Harbor City Blvd

Melbourne, FL 32901

Contact Information

(321) 725-2225

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Hip Replacement
very high
more than 99% of peers
Knee Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Prosthetic Joint Mechanical Failure
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture

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25  Procedures

  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty With Robotic Assistance
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • SUNY Health Science Center Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Florida Orthopaedic Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sands to family and friends
46 total reviews (17 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (38)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

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 (17)

Dr. Sands and Joe are wonderful they are professional funny and very accurate , they go out of their way to make sure you are taken care of . Dr. Sands has wonderful assistants Kimberly and Bridget two wonderful young ladies they work very hard but always with a smile. Thank you .
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Dr. Sands and his staff are in my estimation, the most professional, caring, dedicated people I have seen in years. Sometimes, very rarely, and often not alone a person can attain a level I can only categorize as genius. A genius realizes that in order for them to be their most effective they need...more
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Dr. SANDS IS AN EXCEPTIONAL SURGEON, DOCTOR AND PERSON. Staff is wonderful and knowledgeable. Recommend him ton anyone in need of hip or knee surgery. He is a delightful man.
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Sands and his partner Joe. They were the expert proffesionals? I needed because I had my second surgery on the same knee in 1 1/2 years by a different surgeon and was in constant pain with every move. Dr. Sands was caring to get my surgery started as soon...more
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LOVE !!! Dr . Sands and Kim they are detailed & they spend time with you. Dr.Sands never beats around the Bush he tells you what you need to help you feel better . I do have 1 complaint the male assistant is not very professional and does not seem knowledgeable he had to get a different girl...more
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