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Dr. Michael Sandfort, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 66

  
Dr. Sandfort

Southcoast Health Wound Care

363 Highland Ave Fall River, MA 02720
Accepting new patients

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Dr. Michael Sandfort, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fall River, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.


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(508) 973-7447

Dr. Sandfort accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sandfort's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sandfort treats Anal or Rectal Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Sandfort treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sandfort treats Anal Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Sandfort treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sandfort treats Abdominal Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Sandfort treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Sandfort's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Dr. Sandfort's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sandfort

3.0

Based on 6 reviews

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I would give 1/2 a star if I could. Terrible! Rude sarcastic remarks. Made his diagnosis before getting all the info needed. Refused to get / look at ct scan from another doctor. I will never go back to him
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My experience with Dr. Sandfort was great. He helped save my life.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Sandfort, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fall River, MA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School in 1981 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Lehigh Valley Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Med College Penn
Residency Hospital
1983
Temple University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1982
Temple University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1981
UMDNJ-- New Jersey Medical School
Medical School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Saint Anne's Hospital

Fall River, MA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)