Dr. Sandra Templeton, MD

Dr. Sandra Templeton, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 52
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Dr. Sandra Templeton, MD is a breast surgical oncology doctor who practices in Sugar Land, TX. She is 52 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.Read her story

16605 Southwest Fwy Ste 220

Sugar Land, TX 77479

Contact Information

(281) 494-3000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • 12 More

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Top Care Areas

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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Templeton's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Templeton "Dr. Sandra Templeton, a native Houstonian, is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons for over a decade. Dr. Templeton taught at her alma mater, Baylor College of Medicine, before focusing on her private practice in Sugar Land. She has been named "Top Doc" by H-Texas and "Top Regional Doctor" by Castle Connolly. Her patient's stories have been featured in many local publications, and her surgical practice is highly respected in the Houston and Fort Bend medical communities. Dr. Templeton collaborates with other doctors in cancer care in a multi-disciplinary approach at The Methodist Hospital-Sugar Land and Memorial Hermann-Memorial City Hospital. She participates in various research programs alongside other specialists to spearhead advances in cancer treatment for women of all ages. S Sandra is an active mother to three sons and wife to husband Randy, in Sugar Land and she is "

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Templeton "Breast Care for Life is about improving the survivability of breast cancer both before and after a cancer diagnosis. It is the understanding and monitoring your individual risk level, finding abnormalities as early as possible, receiving a timely cancer diagnosis, providing expert surgical treatment, and monitoring you after cancer treatment is complete. Cancer treatment coordinates advanced surgical techniques used to remove your tumor along with coordinated treatment of chemotherapy, radiation and hormone blocking that is customized for the type and extent of your cancer.

Whether you've been diagnosed with breast cancer, have an abnormal mammogram, recently discovered a lump or simply need a second opinion,  We provide exceptional detection, surgical treatment and personaizedl follow-up. We promote breast health for life, your life and your future."

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Specialties

  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Saint Barnabas Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Templeton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Templeton's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Templeton to family and friends
5.0
based on 14 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Templeton'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 (5)

in Lake Jackson |
As a registered nurse I'm fussy about healthcare and I can say that Dr Templeton knows what caring means. Knows what empathy is and her actions speak louder than words. Great physician. Knows when to be sympathetic and when to be tough. But most of all she takes you and your cancer serious from...more
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in Houston, TX |
Dr. Templeton is absolutely fantastic! She is very knowledgeable, caring and takes the time to listen and really communicate with you.
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in Bay City, Texas |
Compassionate!!
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in stafford |
Dr. Templeton was warm and caring doctor. She took whatever time necessary to listen to and answer my questions. She had a welcoming smile that let me know she cared. She was an artist at drawing/sketching to explain the problem(s) and procedure(s). Methodist Hospital really does have an...more
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in Houston, Texas |
Dr. Templeton is a truly empathic and trustworthy physician. She listens, carefully weighs all conditions, and provides the best options available. She provides approved doctors accurate and complete histories of my very complicated problems. If I have a problem relaying this information to...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Templeton accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Templeton has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
17500 W Grand Pkwy S
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
16655 Southwest Fwy
Sugar Land, TX 77479
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Oakbend Medical Center
1705 Jackson St
Richmond, TX 77469
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