Dr. Sanford Yankow, MD

Dr. Sanford Yankow, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 80
Dr. Sanford Yankow, MD is a family medicine specialist in Edgewood, NM and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 1969 and specializes in family medicine.

1851 Old US 66 Ste A

Edgewood, NM 87015

Contact Information

(505) 286-2396

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Dr. Yankow's Experience

Dr. Yankow's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

17  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Yankow's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Yankow to family and friends
7 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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Dr. Yankow's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Are we talking about the same person here? I took my elderly mother to see him when she first moved to into the area as she was experiencing a sudden onset of hip pain and I had not yet been able to find her a primary care physician. After examining the x-rays, he referred her to a Physical...more
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Had my first appointment with Yankow. When he walked in (45 minutes late) I said "Hello, please to meet you." His response: "No, I don't meet patients, I just exam them. Meeting them makes me uncomfortable." WHAT?!? He then rudely proceeded to ask me (3 times) who I was, where I was from and why I...more
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I went to see yankow about my deep depression and he said he won't help me and told me to leave. He is unprofessional and Inconsiderate. Don't go see him ever.
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I visited Dr. Yankow not knowing his specialty, but as a primary care doctor in order to obtain new yearly precscriptions for ongoing meds. In two visits he never checked my heart, lungs, ears, etc, and did not answer my questions or comments directly but talked around them . When I went back for...more
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Dr Yankow refused to investigate my concern regarding my Thyroid health. I explained to him that I have had unusual mood swings, depresion and weight gain. He said, why would I do that? The reason you're fat is because you shove too much food down your throat.
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