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

Cleveland Clinic Florida - Weston

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
View all 17 Treatment & Services +

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
View all 58 Specialties +


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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Internal Medicine
Cleveland, OH USA

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

Medical School - University of West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences


  • 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 9/1/2018, 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

243 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 4.9
Listens 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 4.9
Time Spent with Patient 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

41 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2019

Dr Sandy is very conscientious ,a good listener,compassionate, and a great knowledgable doctor

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2019

Dr Sandy is the best. A competent professional with a a sense of humor .she can deliver some not such good newswith a sense of humour she makes medical appointments something to actually look forward to. she was always prompt in keeping appointments. We are moving next month we will miss her.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2019

Dr Sandy is a great doctor who is very caring and compassionate. She is very knowledgeable and listens to her patiences. I highly recommend her!

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019

the notice board re delays wasn't working. waited over an hour to see the doctor

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2019


Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019

Dr Sandy is incredible on returning emails and messages

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2019

Dr Sandy is incredible and I highly recommend her!!

Reviewed on Feb 15, 2019

totally happy with Dr Sandy.

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2019

Dr.Sandy asked a lot of questions and was genuinely interested. She is proactive and that's really comforting

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2019

Dr. Sandy is always very professional, friendly, and helpful. I return to her because she is all of these things.

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2019

absolutely love Dr Sandy! Very personable and kind. She spend a lot of time with me, and cares a lot about her patients. Two of my sisters are patients of hers and they love her also. I was very impressed with my visit! Thank you!

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2019

Dr. Sandy is very thorough and informative. #1

Reviewed on Dec 10, 2018

Dr. Diane Sandy and her nurse Kathy are both very professional,warm and caring and they make you feel like your well being matters.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2018

very satisfied with level of care and appreciate that the Dr. called me personally to discuss lab results and suggest referral

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2018

Dr Sandy is my nephrologist. she is very patient and understanding

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

I love Dr. Sandy she is the best Dr. I have, she is always interested in how and what is going on with my health. Some years back I was on vacation and she called wanting me to get off a certain med and she had a very hard time getting me, but she didnt give up, she finally got me, She made me feel she worried about me to try so hard to get to me, I have never had any Dr. in my life do that ever. She is the best and very sweet. Kathy her office manager is wonderful too is always very sweet and knows her job. when i called she almost always answers right away, if not calls back right away.10 stars for both of them...

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

She always discuses the med's, whats going on, what my labs say, they dont usually call me when they get the labs as they come from my primary Dr. and I usually hear from his office and Dr. Sandy tells me when I get to her appontment to discuss the labs.

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2018

This time, with this doctor, everything went perfect. Her knowledge, attitude and personality were outstanding.

Reviewed on Oct 12, 2018

I recommend Dr. Sandy to a friend who was around seeing doctors with health problems related with sodium and Dr. Sandy's recommendations and treatment made her to improve and now she is feeling very good and love Dr. Sandy's care. Shes is the best doctor I can wish!

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2018

Dr. Sandy is very thorough in her work, she takes time to answer any questions or concerns that I have.

Reviewed on Oct 1, 2018

Always an outstanding experience with Dr. Sandy and her staff and the extended staff at Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018

dr is NOT given enough time for a visit. When your visit is only twice a year 15 min is ridiculous

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2018

Dr are too busy. need more time with patients.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2018

Dr Sandy is an excellent doctor. She is very personable , shows overall care and concern for me as a human being.

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2018

my experience with Dr Sandy is wonderful, she is the best one ive gone to, she cares, even called me when I was away in NC to tell me to get off a certain med. She had to call all around to find me and didnt give up till she found me. No other Dr. has ever done that for me. She is the best.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2018

I always leave with a full understanding of my situation. Most through provider I've had.

Reviewed on Jul 16, 2018

Dr Sandy is my nephrologist and am satisfied with her care.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018

would recommend the Cleveland Clinic to everyone I know and Dr. Sandy and her staff are the best. I would recommend Dr. Sandy to everyone.

Reviewed on Jun 28, 2018

I came in worried about the issue with my kidney and Dr. Sandy and her staff made me feel at ease and by the time I left I felt relieved and better about the issue. Dr. Sandy is the best

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2018

Dr. Sandy is an excellent doctor. She is very knowledgable ,kind and sharp. I am thankful that I have her to care for me.

Reviewed on May 21, 2018

Dr. Sandy goes above and beyond at each appointment to make sure I am comfortable before leaving the office. She makes sure all questions are answered.

Reviewed on May 18, 2018

excellent person and doctor

Reviewed on May 7, 2018

Dr. Sandy is excellent in every respect. VERy happy with the medical care I receive from her. The only problem is the time spent waiting, sometimes close to an hour.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2018

Dr Sandy is very responsive. Any concerns I have had, and sent a message via my chart she responded within a few hours. She is very reliable.

Reviewed on Apr 27, 2018

Sent a message to Dr Sandy on 4/31 regarding not understanding my text results still waiting for a response. Easy to talk to Dr. Sandy.

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2018

Dr. sandy was running behind. However, it was worth the wait. She was very attentive and she never made me feel as if she was rushing me out the room to see her next patient. She was attentive to my needs.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2018

It is always a pleasure to see Dr. Sandy. She listens and explains very thoroughly.

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2018

My experience was great. Dr. Sandy and her Nurse Cathy were just fabulous

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2018

Dr. Sandy and Dr. Helguera in the Cardiology Unit are extraordinary physicians. Not only the Medical knowledge make both of them great professional but the empathy and the consideration they both have with me as a patient. I am just blessed with their care.

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2018

Dr. Sandy is the BEST!

Reviewed on Apr 6, 2018

Dr. Sandy is an exceptional employee.

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