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Surgical Specialist, Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum)
22 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laurence Sands is Excellent. Dr. Sands has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.5
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Laurence Sands, MBA, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Hernia
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Polyps
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Sands graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 5 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2013 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Sands has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Cedars Medical Center 
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital 


  • Hebrew
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Laurence R Sands MBA and MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 22 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Where does Dr. Laurence R. Sands practice?
Dr. Laurence Sands has 1 office location.
Dr. Laurence Sands practices Colon & Rectal Surgery near Miami, FL.
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