Dr. Andrew K. Sands MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Andrew Sands is an orthopedic surgeon in New York, New York and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Sands accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center and one of 28 at New York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Foot & Ankle Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Lenox Hill Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1986–1990

St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1985–1986

New York Medical College
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 22 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Surgical Management of the Posterior Fibula Fracture Dislocation: Case Report.
Delasotta, L. A.,Hansen, R. H.,Sands, A. K.

Simple two-portal technique for endoscopic gastrocnemius recession: clinical tip.
Yeap, E.J., Shamsul, S.A., Chong, K.W., Sands, A.K.

Clinical tip: localization of the gastrocnemius-soleus aponeurosis using ultrasound.
Yeap, E.J., Sands, A.K., White, K.S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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