Dr. Marilyn Sandford, MD

Dr. Marilyn Sandford, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Marilyn Sandford, MD is a general surgery specialist in Anchorage, AK and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in general surgery.

3851 Piper St Ste U462

Anchorage, AK 99508

Contact Information

(907) 562-6262

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
more than 85% of peers
more than 69% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Wound Repair

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

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  • U Of Chgo Div Of Bio Sci Pritzker Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Virginia Mason Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sandford has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sandford's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sandford to family and friends
24 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Sandford's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I have not had my surgery yet but I cannot say enough about the amazing care I got in my first appointment. From the front desk to Dr. Sandford. This place runs like a well oiled machine and they think of everything! I left feeling like I was exactly where I needed to be. Getting diagnosed with...more
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Very good doctor, polite staff. They worked with my insurance and were upfront and honest about costs, which I appreciate
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Dr. Sandford's office was awesome! They got me in right away and even stayed open late to make sure I could be seen the same day I was diagnosed with breast cancer. The office manager was so sweet, she offered me a payment plan for surgery costs so everything was really affordable. I'm incredibly...more
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If you are looking for a physician who will fight for you, Dr. Sandford is your gal! She is knowledgeable, patient, compassionate, driven, and thorough. I have never met a provider as driven as she is to make sure all of her patient's needs are met.
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The front office Manager was extremely rude, and over charged me for my visit. I won't be coming back here.
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