Dr. Sanford Archer, MD

Dr. Sanford Archer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(19)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Sanford Archer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1983 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine otolaryngology, and more.

740 N Limestone

Lexington, KY 40508

Contact Information

(859) 257-5405

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid of Kentucky
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Top Care Areas

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Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 99% of peers
Laryngitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Archer "Thorough, cost-effective and comprehensive care in a friendly environment by treating all patients as if they were family. The good kind!"
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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy
  • Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Laryngology
  • Rhinology
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroplasty
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

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

  • Wake Forest University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Micahel Reese Hosp Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Iowa Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Archer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Archer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Archer to family and friends
4.0
based on 19 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Archer's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Monticello Ky
Dr. Archer did surgery on my son. Let me tell you he is amazing! We had tonsils and adenoids removed and he was telling me that he could eat chicken nuggets when he left. Personally i thought this man is crazy. Nope, wrong my son has currently ate soft taco, and chicken strips and we have only been...more
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Dr Archer was awesome! I have had trouble breathing for years. Recently the breathing problem was affecting my sleep. The problem was getting so bad it was hindering my day to day functioning. Dr Archer saw that I had a deviated septum. He first treated me conservatively. That didn't work so then...more
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in lexington, ky
Went to see Dr. Archer due to chronic sinus condition. Seen several other ent drs. who could not diagnosis my problem. He just did a ct scan which didn't show anything and sent us out the door. He is not the one to go to if you have something out of the ordinary.
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in Lexington, KY
I went to doctor Archer for a particular reason which is not addressed specifically by most otolaryngologist to the degree that it is addressed by Dr. Archer and found him to be all that I had been told.
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in Lexington, KY
my baby went to dr. archer a couple of years ago and she is still sick with chronic sinusitis. He did nothing for her except give her a shove out of his office.
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