Dr. Richard Sankary, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 63
  
Dr. Sankary
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Alliance Medical Group in Pinole

2160 Appian Way Ste 200 Pinole, CA 94564

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(510) 724-9110

Dr. Richard Sankary, MD is a Pulmonologist in Pinole, CA. Dr. Sankary has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with Stanford Health Care. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sankary to book an appointment.


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(510) 724-9110

Dr. Sankary accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
Anthem Blue Cross
Anthem Blue Cross of California EPO
Anthem Blue Cross PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
Benesys
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Added Advantage POS
Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Shield of California PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Delta Health System
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Blue & Gold HMO
Employer Group HMO
Health Net HMO
Healthy Heart HMO
Individual and Family PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Tricare
WholeCare Network HMO
Humana
Humana PPO
Tricare
MultiPlan
Kaiser PHCS Network PPO
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
PHCS
PHCS POS
PHCS PPO
Stanford Health Care Advantage
Medicare Advantage
Stanford Health Care Alliance
Group Plan
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Medicare Advantage
United Healthcare
United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Typically treats 47% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Asthma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sankary treats Asthma more than 53% of their peers

Dr. Sankary treats this condition more than 53% of their peers

Emphysema
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sankary treats Emphysema more than 48% of their peers

Dr. Sankary treats this condition more than 48% of their peers

COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sankary treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 40% of their peers

Dr. Sankary treats this condition more than 40% of their peers

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Dr. Sankary's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Vascular Disease

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Richard Sankary, MD, is one of over 300 Stanford Medicine-affiliated providers located throughout the Bay Area. He is board certified in Internal Medicine.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1987
Curi/Ucsf
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Parkland Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Parkland Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Locations

Alliance Medical Group in Pinole

Alliance Medical Group in Pinole2160 Appian Way Ste 200 Pinole, CA 94564
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Stanford Health Care

Stanford, CA

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Pulmonary Care Excellence Award™ (2018)