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Robert L. Sanford, MD

Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
My goal is to deal with my patients with compassion and understanding, to be as thorough as possible in reaching an accurate diagnosis, and to work with my patients to formulate and carry out a successful treatment plan.
Education
Institution
Type
Field of Study
Year
University of Chicago Division of the Biological Sciences The Pritzker School of Medicine
Medical School
1975
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Fellowship
Gastroenterology
Professional Associations
American Gastroenterology Association; American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; American College of Physicians; Pacific Northwest Gastroenterology; Washington State Medical Association; King County Medical Society
Personal Interests
I enjoy spending time with family, hiking, playing tennis, and listening to music.
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
Services
Clinical Interests
  • abdominal pain
  • abnormal amylase
  • abnormal bowel movement
  • abnormal liver function
  • abnormal stool
  • achalasia
  • acute pancreatitis
  • allergic esophagitis
  • allergic gastroenteritis
  • altered bowel habits
  • anal fissure
  • anal fistula
  • anal pain
  • anal polyp
  • anal spasm
  • anal stenosis
  • anal ulcer
  • anorectal disease
  • anorexia
  • appetite loss
  • autoimmune enteropathy
  • barretts esophagus
  • biliary cirrhosis
  • biologic therapy for gastrointestinal diseases
  • bleeding hemorrhoids
  • blood in stool
  • bright red blood per rectum
  • celiac disease
  • choking sensation
  • cholangitis
  • cholecystitis
  • cholelithiasis
  • chronic diarrhea
  • cirrhosis
  • clostridium difficile
  • colitis
  • colonic polyps
  • colonoscopy
  • colorectal screening
  • constipation
  • cystic fibrosis - gi complications
  • diverticular disease
  • diverticulitis
  • diverticulosis
  • duodenal ulcer
  • duodenitis
  • dysphagia
  • elevated amylase
  • endoscopy
  • eosinophilic esophagitis
  • esophageal disorder
  • esophageal mass
  • esophageal ulcer
  • esophageal varices
  • esophagitis
  • fatty liver
  • gallbladder disease
  • gallbladder polyp
  • gastric anomaly
  • gastric ulcer
  • gastritis
  • gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • gastrointestinal bleeding
  • gastroscopy
  • giardiasis
  • gluten sensitivity
  • graft versus host disease
  • helicobacter pylori
  • hematemesis
  • hematochezia
  • hemorrhoids with complications
  • hereditary nonpolyposis colorectal cancer
  • hiatal hernia
  • hydrops of gallbladder
  • idiopathic megacolon
  • ileitis
  • ileoscopy
  • inflammatory bowel disease
  • intestinal atresia
  • intestinal obstruction
  • intussusception
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • lactose intolerance
  • liver biopsy
  • malabsorption
  • malignant neoplasm of colon
  • malnutrition
  • meckel's diverticulum
  • megacolon
  • megarectum
  • melena
  • nausea
  • obstipation
  • odynophagia
  • pancreas disease
  • pancreatic insufficiency
  • pancreatitis
  • peptic ulcer
  • peritonitis
  • polyposis syndrome
  • polyps
  • primary biliary cirrhosis
  • proctosigmoidoscopy
  • rectal bleeding
  • rectal fistula
  • rectal hemorrhage
  • rectal pain
  • rectal polyp
  • regional enteritis
  • right lower quadrant pain
  • right upper quadrant pain
  • severe diarrhea
  • short bowel syndrome
  • small bowel disease
  • stomach cramps
  • stomach pain
  • swallowing problem
  • tenesmus
  • ulcerative colitis
  • vomiting
  • whipple disease
1972599777
 
Minor & James Surgical Specialists, a division of Proliance Surgeons - First Hill
515 Minor Avenue Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98104
Affiliated Facilities
Swedish First Hill
Swedish Cherry Hill
Swedish Ballard
Swedish Issaquah