Dr. Pedro Sanz-Altamira, MD

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Dr. Pedro Sanz-Altamira, MD

Hematology | Male

Dana Farber Community Cancer 25 Marston St Unit 301, Lawrence, MA 01841 Get Directions
(978) 946-8230

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Dr. Sanz-Altamira specializes in Hematology and practices in Lawrence, MA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Internal Medicinenull
  • Medical Oncologynull
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    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Oncology

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    • Hematology
    • Internal Medicine
    • Medical Oncology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Leukemia
    • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • All Lymphoma
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anemia
    • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gallbladder Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Hypercoagulable State
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Kaposi's Sarcoma
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Maternal Anemia
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
    • Penile Cancer
    • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
    • Reticulosarcoma
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thalassemia
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Vertebral Column Tumors
    • von Willebrand Disease
    • Vulvar Cancer

    Procedures Performed

    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Thoracentesis

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    • 1
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      • Settlement  (2/27/2014)
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      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    Education

    • Medical School
      National University Federico Villarreal / Academic Program of Human Medicine

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      Newton - Wellesley Hospital

      Completed in 1993

    • Residency Hospital
      Newton - Wellesley Hospital

      Completed in 1995

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Hematology
    • Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
    • Malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Sanz-Altamira's Office & Staff

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Sanz-Altamira

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients