Dr. Steven Sands, DO

Dr. Steven Sands, DO

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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39 y/o
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Dr. Steven Sands, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Oklahoma City, OK and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery.

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3433 NW 56th St Ste 900

Oklahoma City, OK 73112
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Community Care Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • GlobalHealth, Inc.
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • OSMA Health
  • PHCS
  • Preferred Community Choice
  • Sterling Life Insurance Company
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Sands performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Broken Arm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Wrist Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Sands does not have any board certifications listed.

119  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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99  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Knee Shaving
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Articular Cartilage Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Computer-Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
  • Joint Surgery
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Debridement
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee Tendon Repair
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Orthognathic Surgery
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Osteotomy
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • X-Ray
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Oklahoma.

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

  • Oklahoma College Of Osteopathic Medicine And Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Oklahoma State University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Orthopedic Surgery-Oklahoma State University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Orthopaedic Traumatology-University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Sands has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Sands has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sands' Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sands to family and friends
20 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Sands' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

MY SON-IN-LAW SUSTAINED SEVERAL INJURIES RECENTLY, WAS TRANSPORTED TO BAPTIST HOSPITAL VIA AMBULANCE. HE UNDERWENT SURGICAL REPAIR BY DR. SANDS. DR. SANDS INTRODUCED HIMSELF BEFORE SURGERY, NEVER AGAIN SPOKE WITH MY S-I-L OR DAUGHTER DURING HOPITAL STAY.MY DAUGHTER LEFT TWO MESSAGES WITH HIS OFFICE...more
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Once he found out I was on medicare wanted to give me shots in my knee which I could already barely walk on and send me to therapy. Jes an arrogant rude person. I guess he just wanted to wash his hands of medicare where he could get more money. I do not recommend him as even a vet to clip nails.
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Dr. Sands is very personable & friendly. He's a damn good doctor.
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Dr Sands and his entire staff at his office were FANTASTIC! I saw Dr. Sands for a nonunion Tib/Fib Fracture that was a old fracture. His PA Bruce was top notch and extremely knowledgeable and had great bedside manor and his MA Kailee was very kind, sweet, compassionate and seemed very informative...more
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