Dr. Laurence R. Sands MD

Dr. Laurence Sands is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Miami, Florida. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Jackson Health System and University of Miami Hospital. He received his medical degree from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. He is one of 2 doctors at Jackson Health System and one of 2 at University of Miami Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
Residency, General Surgery, 1990 - 1995

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Class of 1990

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 2014

Publications & Presentations

Sacrectomy and Adjuvant Radiotherapy for the Treatment of Sacral Chordomas: A Single Center Experience over 27 Years.
Dhawale, A. A.,Gjolaj, J. P.,Holmes, L.,Sands, L. R.,Temple, H. T.,Eismont, F. J.

Retention Cuff Pressure Study of 3 Indwelling Stool Management Systems: Randomized Study of 10 Healthy Subjects.
Marchetti, F., Corallo, J.P., Ritter, J., Sands, L.R.

Does delay of adjuvant chemotherapy impact survival in patients with resected stage II and III colon adenocarcinoma?
Bayraktar, U.D., Chen, E., Bayraktar, S., Sands, L.R., Marchetti, F., Montero, A.J., Rocha-Lima, C.S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • 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
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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