Dr. Robert Sanford, MD

Urology •  Male • Age 81
  
Dr. Sanford

Comprehensive Urology Medcl Grp

8631 W 3rd St Ste 715e Los Angeles, CA 90048

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(310) 278-8330

Dr. Robert Sanford, MD is a Urology Specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has over 56 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sanford has more experience with Calculi (stones), Urologic Care, and Urologic Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1964. He is affiliated with Cedars - Sinai Medical Center. He is not accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Sanford to book an appointment.


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Dr. Sanford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
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Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
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Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
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National (BlueCard) PPO
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Background Check

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Practice Areas

Calculi (stones)

Urologists or nephrologists diagnose and treat kidney stones, small pieces of hard, crystallized material that form in the kidney and typically pass naturally, but may require shock wave therapy, a catheter procedure, or surgery.Compare with other Calculi (stones) specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Urinary Stones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanford treats Urinary Stones more than 87% of their peers

Dr. Sanford treats this condition more than 87% of their peers

Bladder Stones
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanford treats Bladder Stones more than 72% of their peers

Dr. Sanford treats this condition more than 72% of their peers

Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanford treats Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic) more than 71% of their peers

Dr. Sanford treats this condition more than 71% of their peers

Urologic Care

Urologic care focuses on the health and treatment of the male and female urinary tract, as well as the male reproductive system.Compare with other Urologic Care specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanford treats Enlarged Prostate (BPH) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Sanford treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Urinary Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanford treats Urinary Disorders more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Sanford treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanford treats Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Sanford treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Urologic Surgery

Urologic surgery treats conditions affecting the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive system through procedures including cystectomy (bladder removal), prostatectomy (prostate removal), and pelvic reconstruction.Compare with other Urologic Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Uroflowmetry
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanford performs Uroflowmetry more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Sanford performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Urethral Dilation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanford performs Urethral Dilation more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Sanford performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Bladder Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sanford performs Bladder Surgery more than 3% of their peers

Dr. Sanford performs this procedure more than 3% of their peers

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Dr. Sanford's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Incontinence
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Lithotripsy
  • Male Sexual Conditions
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Orchiectomy
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Penile Implants
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostatitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Testicular Implants
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urology Procedure
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Yeast Infections

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Biography

Dr. Robert Sanford, MD is a Urology Specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has over 56 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Sanford has more experience with Calculi (stones), Urologic Care, and Urologic Surgery than other specialists in his area...

Specialties

  • Urology

Education

1968
Jewish Hospital Med Center
Residency Hospital
1965
Cedars Lebanon Hosp
Internship Hospital
1964
New York Medical College
Medical School

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  • Does Dr. Sanford offer an online patient portal?

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Comprehensive Urology Medcl Grp

Comprehensive Urology Medcl Grp8631 W 3rd St Ste 715e Los Angeles, CA 90048
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Cedars - Sinai Medical Center

West Hollywood, CA

80% Patient experience rating, 11% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Prostate Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)