Dr. Sanford Archer, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 65

Dr. Sanford Archer, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Lexington, KY and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Saint Joseph Mount Sterling and UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital Pavilion H. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Archer to book an appointment.

Dr. Archer

Kentucky Clinic - Ear, Nose & Throat - Wing C

740 N Limestone Fl 3 Lexington, KY 40508
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Spent less than 5 minutes in the room with me, asked me questions and put the wrong answers into my medical report! He does not care at all about patient care! He is a pay for hire doctor for lawyers who work for corporations to disprove Real Injuries that a patient has! Don't trust this guy to give you a real diagnosis!
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Amy S Dury – Jul 14, 2020
Dr.Archer is very personable and nice. He is smart and obviously cares about his patients-he also tries to make you laugh. Which is great, when you are in a bad situation with your health
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Apr 28, 2019
Dr. Archer and his staff are amazing!! They have been absolutely wonderful and caring to my husband. Dr. Archer helped us out, took his time with us, didn't make us feel rushed and was truly kind and caring. He exemplifies what a true doctor is all about. He cares about his patients and cares more about the health of the patient then the almighty dollar. I would highly recommend him to anyone!!! Truly a wonderful doctor!!
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
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Shelley Bernard in Lexington, KY – Oct 29, 2018
I have been coming here for years, and am always amazed by Dr. Archer and staff. I went recently, knowing I was bound for my fourth nasal polypectomy. Dr. Archer saved me! A new prescription “Xhance” used for three weeks and the polyps had shrank so much I wasn’t required to have surgery! Best of all, I had regained my sense of smell that had been gone for years! I travel 2 hrs to see him because of the genuine care and professionalism and trust.
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  • Appointment scheduling
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
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Pamcoleman in KY – Jul 02, 2018
Dr. Archer diagnosed and provided excellent treatment - all without the attitude of a ‘typical’ doctor. His bedside manners are stellar and he is willing to listen and takes patient concerns seriously.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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J. Parsons in Lexington, Ky – Mar 20, 2018
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 home 3 hours!!! He was also very bubbly and that made my son less nervous!!!!
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  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Renee in Monticello Ky – Feb 10, 2018
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 we did surgery. Immediately I could breath much better and I could smell. I sleep better and feel great! Dr Archer is the best! I can't thank him enough for all he has done for me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Tara – Jan 15, 2018
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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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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wanda in lexington, ky – Sep 20, 2016
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.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Michael Robinson in Lexington, KY – May 18, 2016
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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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Lexington, KY – Feb 16, 2016
After 2 years of seeing him i am still sick. he did not treat my problems! did absolutely nothing for me. Him and his staff was rude and did nothing to treat my problems! I am still very very sick!
What went well
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Lexington, KY – Feb 10, 2016

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Thorough, cost-effective and comprehensive care in a friendly environment by treating all patients as if they were family. The good kind!

Specialties

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

Education

1988
University Iowa Hosps
Residency Hospital
1985
Micahel Reese Hosp Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
1983
Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
Medical School
Wake Forest University
Undergraduate School
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Does Dr. Sanford Archer, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Archer has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. Sanford Archer, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Archer frequently treats Vocal Cord Paralysis, Enlarged Turbinates, and Laryngitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Archer treats.

Where is Dr. Sanford Archer, MD's office located?

Dr. Archer's office is located at 740 N Limestone Fl 3, Lexington, KY 40508. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Archer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vocal Cord Paralysis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Archer treats Vocal Cord Paralysis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Archer treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Enlarged Turbinates
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Archer treats Enlarged Turbinates more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Archer treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Laryngitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Archer treats Laryngitis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Archer treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Archer's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anosmia
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Broken Nose
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Lip and Palate
  • Cleft Palate
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hearing Screening
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Leukoplakia
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Taste
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Papillomas
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septal Perforation
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Neck Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Rhinoseptoplasty
  • Salivary Gland Cyst
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Sculptra™ Injection
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Cancer
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion
  • Skull Base Lesions
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Smokers' Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Scan
  • Thyroplasty
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Ultrasound, Thyroid
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Carcinoma
  • Vocal Cord Cyst
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Familial
  • Vocal Cord Hemorrhage
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Vocal Cord Thickening
  • Vocal Fold Scarring
  • Vocal Granuloma
  • Vocal Papilloma
  • Wheezing
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Archer accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem Essential-KY
Balanced Blue Access-KY PPO
Balanced Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Balanced Pathway-KY HMO
Balanced Pathway-KY PPO
Baptist HCA-KY
Blue Access - UL1 Tiered Network-KY PPO
Blue Access-KY
Blue Access-KY PPO
Blue Preferred-KY
Blue Traditional-KY
Bronze Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
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Bronze Pathway Transition X-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway Transition-KY HMO
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Bronze Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
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Bronze Pathway X-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway- SG-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway-KY HMO
Bronze Pathway-KY PPO
Bronze Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Catastrophic Pathway Transition X-KY HMO
Catastrophic Pathway Transition-KY HMO
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Catastrophic Pathway-KY HMO
Gold Blue Access-KY PPO
Gold Pathway - SG-KY HMO
Gold Pathway Transition (Pathway - / Small Grp)-KY HMO
Gold Pathway Transition X-KY HMO
Gold Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Gold Pathway X-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY HMO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO
Gold Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Kentucky Employees Health Plan (KEHP)
KentuckyOne-KY
Lumenos Plans-KY
Methodist Hospital-KY
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Norton Healthcare Blue Access Tiered-KY PPO
Pathway Transition (Pathway - / Small Grp)-KY HMO
Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Pathway X Transition (Network - On Exchange)-KY HMO
Pathway X Transition (Pathway X - /Indiv via Exchange)-KY HMO
Pathway X-KY HMO
Pathway-KY
Pathway-KY HMO
Platinum Blue Access-KY PPO
Platinum Pathway - SG-KY HMO
Platinum Pathway-KY PPO
Platinum Pathway-KY PPO Plus
Silver Blue Access w/HSA-KY PPO
Silver Blue Access-KY PPO
Silver Pathway for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition (Pathway - / Small Grp)-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition w/HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition X-KY HMO
Silver Pathway Transition-KY HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA - SG-KY HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA-KY PPO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway X Transition for HSA-KY HMO
Silver Pathway X-KY HMO
Silver Pathway- SG-KY HMO
Silver Pathway-KY HMO
Silver Pathway-KY PPO
Silver Pathway-KY PPO Plus
St. Joseph's-KY
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-KY
UK RHP-Regional Health Plan-KY
UK-Indemnity-KY
UK-KY EPO
UK-KY HMO
UK-KY PPO
UK-Medicare Carve-Out-KY
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Preferred Select
Federal Employee Program
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Medicare Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Elderplan
Medicare HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Preferred PPO
Medicaid
Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH)
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Medicaid HMO
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Medicare
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MultiPlan
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Sagamore Health Network
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UnitedHealthCare
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Locations

Kentucky Clinic - Ear, Nose & Throat - Wing C

Kentucky Clinic - Ear, Nose & Throat - Wing C740 N Limestone Fl 3 Lexington, KY 40508
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