Dr. Dana R Sands MD
Dr. Dana Sands is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Weston, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cleveland Clinic and Cleveland Clinic Florida. She received her medical degree from Allegheny University of the Health Sciences and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Sands accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 25 doctors at Cleveland Clinic and one of 5 at Cleveland Clinic Florida who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
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Specialty & Clinical Interests
General Colon & Rectal Surgery
Education & Medical Training
Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, General Surgery, 1996–2001
Cleveland Clinic Hospital
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2001–2002
Allegheny University of the Health Sciences
Class of 1996
Certifications & Licensure
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery
American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery
FL State Medical License
Active through 2016
Awards, Honors & Recognition
Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification,
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Publications & Presentations
Learning curve for transanal endoscopic microsurgery: a single-center experience.
Maya, A.,Vorenberg, A.,Oviedo, M.,da Silva, G.,Wexner, S. D.,Sands, D.
The effect of topical anal captopril on resting anal pressure in healthy volunteers: the first human pilot study.
Khaikin, M.,Bashankaev, B.,Sands, D.,Weiss, E. G.,Zbar, A.,Wexner, S. D.
What are the outcomes of reoperative restorative proctocolectomy and ileal pouch-anal anastomosis surgery?
Shawki, S., Belizon, A., Person, B., Weiss, E.G., Sands, D.R., Wexner, S.D.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- AvMed Health Open Access
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
- BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
- BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access
- CIGNA PPO
- Coventry Florida - Employer Group HMO/Open Access
- Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
- First Health PPO
- Great West PPO
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
- United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
- United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd
Weston, FL 33331
Phone: (954) 659-5000
Fax: (954) 659-5252