Department Nephrology and Hypertension
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations
Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston

Appointment:
877.463.2010
Desk:
954.659.5148
Fax:
954.659.6192
Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 24 H Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Blood Pressure Monitoring
  • Dialysis
  • Dialysis Evaluation
  • Dialysis Evaluation for End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
  • Dialysis Evaluation for Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hypertension Management
  • Intensive Care Nephrology
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Kidney Dialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Proteinuria
  • Renal Transplantation
  • Ultrafiltration
  • Urine Protein Test
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abnormal Kidney Function
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Albuminuria
  • Alkalosis
  • Alport Syndrome
  • Anemia
  • Blood In The Urine
  • Calcium Disorders
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Chronic Membranus Nephritis
  • Creatine Elevation
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cystic Disease
  • Diabetic Kidney Disease
  • Diabetic Renal Failure
  • End Stage Renal Disease
  • Fabry's Disease
  • Glomerular Diseases
  • Goodpasture Syndrome
  • Gout
  • Hemolytic Anemia
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension - High Blood Pressure
  • Iron Deficiency Anemia
  • Kidney Adenocarcinoma
  • Kidney and Adrenal Stones
  • Kidney Biopsy
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Cysts, Simple
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Function Problems
  • Kidney Infections
  • Kidney Stones
  • Metabolic Diseases
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Nephritis
  • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus
  • Nephrology
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Orthostatic Hypotension
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Artery Disease
  • Renal Disease
  • Renal Failure
  • Renal Insufficiency
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
  • Swollen Leg
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Vasculitis
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Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2003

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Nephrology
Cleveland, OH USA
1998

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA
1995

Internship - The Port of Spain General Hospital
Rotating
Port of Spain, Trinidad,
1993

Medical School - University of West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences
Kingston,
1988

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Specialty Interests

Dialysis, chronic kidney disease, general nephrology, glomerulonephritis, hypertension, predialysis care, renal biopsies, renal diseases

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 9/27/2016, Dr. Sandy has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

133 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 5
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.8
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

8 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 2, 2017

In my opinion Dr. Sandy is absolutely the best doctor I know of

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2017

Dr Sandy is excellent. Would definitely recommend her!

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2017

Dr. Sandy is, as always, excellent.

Reviewed on Dec 23, 2016

easily understood instructions

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2016

Dr. Sandy is an Excellent physician I hope Cleveland Clinic appreciates her Outstanding love and comittment for her profession.

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2016

Cleveland Clinic has found a rare Gem when you hired Dr Sandy.Not only from a professional or educational stance. She had the ability reach out to her patients in a caring manner. In my adult llife she is the first doctor help me to overcome my fair of medical care ;as a result I'm now keeping my doctors appt and trying to live a healthier lifestyle.Thanks Dr Sandy!

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2016

Good.

Reviewed on Sep 2, 2016

I am a very good advocate for myself and have lots of experience with a lot of different doctors and staff. Dr. Sandy makes me feel comfortable. She does not give me the "bum's rush" like so many other providers. I have confidence in her diagnoses and prescriptions, as I am a sort of complicated case. She is also a very good listener which is important.

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