Dr. Mark Sands, MD

Dr. Mark Sands, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Mark Sands, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

110 Veterans Blvd Ste 425

Metairie, LA 70005

Contact Information

(504) 838-8283

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • 16 More

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Autism
normal
more than 80% of peers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
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more than 58% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
normal
more than 54% of peers

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Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Psychiatry
0

Board Certifications

Dr. Sands does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Schizophrenia
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
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Procedures

  • ADHD Testing
  • Medication Management
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychotherapy Services

Background Check

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1 Sanction
  • License Reactivation (5/2/2011)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Louisiana
1 Board Action
  • License Reactivation (5/6/2013)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Louisiana

Education

  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Hospital Sick Chldn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Hospital Sick Chldn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sands has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sands has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sands' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sands to family and friends
5.0
based on 3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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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
16 to 30 minutes

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Dr. Sands accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Medicaid
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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