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Raquel Zwick Sandford, MD

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My specialty:
Anesthesiology

My provider affiliation:
Kaiser Permanente provider

I speak: English

My gender: Female

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About me

Welcome to my Web page. I am happy to have the opportunity to introduce myself to you. I feel fortunate to work for Kaiser Permanente and look forward to helping you stay healthy.

Biography

I am originally from Los Angeles. I moved briefly to the East Coast for medical school and then settled back in Los Angeles to pursue my career and raise my children. I enjoy being an active person, spending time with my family, and reading. I chose a career in medicine because I like the subject matter, and more importantly, I feel good about making a difference in people's lives each day.

About my practice

In my practice I have the opportunity to meet new people and share a very important event with them. As an anesthesiologist I play a major role in reducing patient anxiety, not just with my medications, but with my compassion for them. I enjoy caring for people through these life-changing events and helping them feel more comfortable during the process.

How I thrive

I take care of myself by eating right, exercising, and making sure I get some time for relaxation. I participate in school activities with my kids and watch them play soccer on the weekends. I stay balanced by keeping my life simple and taking advantage of each moment.

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My Provider type

Physicians and Surgeons

Medical groups and plans

Southern California Permanente Medical Group

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  • Exclusive Provider Organization (EPO)
  • HMO
  • Medi-Cal Managed Care
  • Point-of-Service Plan (POS)
  • Senior Advantage/Medicare Cost
Ip Anesthesiology Department
4867 W Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Contact information

  • Advice/appointments/cancellations/messages
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • After-hours advice
  • 1-833-574-2273 (1-833-KP4CARE) (toll free)
  • California Relay Service
  • 711 (TTY for the hearing/speech impaired)

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My training, certifications and licensing

Medical school

George Washington University
Washington , DC

Board certification

Anesthesiology

American Board of Anesthesiology

Medical training

Internship

Internal Medicine

Huntington Memorial Hospital
Pasadena , CA

Residency

Anesthesiology

University of California: Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles , CA

Joined Permanente Medical Group

2004

Active license information

License number

A76502

License type

PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON

License issuing state

CALIFORNIA

National Provider Identifier (NPI)

1992864557
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This page was last updated on:

12/17/2018