Dr. Sandra Hanson, MD

Dr. Sandra Hanson, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
72 y/o
(21)

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Dr. Sandra Hanson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Walton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 41 years. She specializes in general surgery.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
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. Hanson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanson treats Breast Diseases more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Hanson treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Breast Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanson treats Breast Cancer more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Hanson treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma
Breast Lump
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hanson treats Breast Lump more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Hanson treats this condition more than 86% of her peers

Dr. Hanson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Chemotherapy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Esophageal Diseases
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gallbladder Removal
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hyperparathyroidism
Lipomas
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Melanoma
Parathyroidectomy
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Secondary Malignancies
Stomach Diseases
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Lobectomy
Thyroid Surgery
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Vascular Disease
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

Our goal is to treat all our patients with diligence and compassion. We feel that in the field of healthcare, the most effective treatment is communication.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Wilford Hall Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
  • Wilford Hall Med Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 1977
    University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1977
  • University of Maryland
    Undergraduate School
  • University of California
    Undergraduate School

Awards

Dr. Hanson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hanson

4.9

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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(20)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
0%
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Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Hanson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
What People Say About Dr. Sandra Hanson, MD
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Dr. Sandra Hanson is an outstanding surgeon with incredible compassion for her patients. She is strong and decisive which gave me complete confidence in all her recommendations. I am so thankful to God that I was directed to her. She handled every detail with professionalism and kindness. I am...Read More
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The absolute best. I would not even consider going to another surgeon other than Dr. Hanson. For every appointment I have pertaining to my breast cancer, when I say that Dr. Hanson is my surgeon the response is “She’s the best!” I do not have to be told, I know from experience that she’s...Read More
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Dr. Sandra Hanson is a caring professional physician who cares about the whole patient. She is meticulous as well as kind and supportive. I have recommended doctor Sandra Hanson to many of my friends. My daughter is also one of Dr. Hanson's patients. She has a wonderful reputation with others in...Read More
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Dr. Hanson is one of a kind. Her patients are her main focus. She is intelligent and explains medical situations in a way that the patient understands. I have been a patient for many years and always received excellent care. Her staff is very accommodating, polite and pleasant.
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Insurance accepted

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

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Humana
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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