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Specialties & Research
Dr. Patricia Shands, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.
- She has special expertise in 3 areas:
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
Education & Awards
Dr. Shands graduated from Texas Tech University , Lubbock.
Dr. Shands has 2 hospital affiliations:
- Alaska Native Medical Center, Phs
- Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Shands accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
- USA H & W Network - 1 plan
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- Where does Dr. Patricia A. Shands practice?
Dr. Patricia Shands practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Bellevue, WA.
Additional practice locations include: Anchorage, AK.
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