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

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Sands is Excellent. Dr. Sands has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.1
  • Currently 2.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.7
  • Currently 3.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars

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:

  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 
  • Winchester Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert Andrew Sands MD is a male Internist, has 32 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
Where does Dr. Robert A. Sands practice?
Dr. Robert Sands has 3 office locations.
Dr. Robert Sands practices Internal Medicine and Rheumatology near Lynn, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Braintree, MA and Boston, MA.
See Lynn Internists and Lynn Rheumatologists.