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Internist, Rheumatologist
33 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Sands is Excellent. Dr. Sands has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.6
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Sands, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Sands graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 4 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2010 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Boston


Dr. Sands has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center 
  • Faulkner Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Andrew Sands MD is a male Internist, has 33 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Robert A. Sands practice?
Dr. Robert Sands has 2 office locations.
Dr. Robert Sands practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Braintree, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Boston, MA.
See Braintree Internists and Braintree Rheumatologists.