Dr. Sanford Yankow, MD

Dr. Sanford Yankow, MD


Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 79 years old

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Dr. Yankow specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology and practices in Edgewood, NM. He practices at 2 locations.

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Dr. Yankow's Performance
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    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (3)
in Edgewood, NM |
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.
Edgewood, NM |
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 the 2nd appt, for his annual he was going to do a pelvic exam in order to renew blood pressure, cholesterol , and arthritis meds. I walked out.
in Tijeras, NM |
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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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 Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in New Mexico not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Endometriosis
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Uterine Fibroids


  • Medical School
    Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med

    Graduated in 1969

  • Internship Hospital
    Jackson Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1970

  • Residency Hospital
    Jackson Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Procedures Performed

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Wound Repair