Dr. Robert Sands, MD

Dr. Robert Sands, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Robert Sands, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1978 and specializes in rheumatology.

60 Fenwood Rd

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 732-5325

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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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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Experience Check

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Dr. Sands' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sands treats Arthritis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Sands treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sands treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Sands treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Systemic Sclerosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sands treats Systemic Sclerosis more than 95% of his peers

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

Dr. Sands' conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Amyloidosis
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bleeding Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dermatomyositis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Goodpasture's Disease
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Pyogenic Arthritis
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sarcoidosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Sclerosis
Systemic Vasculitis
Takayasu's Arteritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Robert Sands, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1978 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 1984
    Brigham/Beth Israel Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital
    1984
  • 1981
    Tufts University
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1979
    Georgetown University
    Internship Hospital
    1979
  • 1978
    Baylor University
    Medical School
    1978

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Sands' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sands

4.4

Based on 7 reviews

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1 Star
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I have known him for years. He is very on top of all aspects of your healthcare and is excellent with follow up. Spends a lot if time with you and answers all your questions!!
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Dr Sands is a extremely knowledgeable as well as caring doctor. He goes out of his way to check up and keep you informed and follow up with you. I highly recommend him.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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South Shore Hospital

South Weymouth, MA

Winchester Hospital

Winchester, MA