Dr. Sandra Hanson, MD

Dr. Sandra Hanson, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
72 y/o
(20)

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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
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

Learn about Dr. Hanson

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Hanson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Breast Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Breast Cancer
high
more than 85% of peers
Breast Lump
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Hanson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hanson "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."

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

21  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Chemotherapy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hanson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hanson's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hanson to family and friends
20 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Hanson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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...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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