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1400 Grand Avenue Newport, KY 41071-2570

1400 Grand Avenue

Newport, KY 41071-2570

Meet Darek Sanford, MD

Dr. Sanford was raised in Northern Kentucky and is excited to return to provide medical care to this community. He enjoys cardiology because it allows him to provide a wide spectrum of care from prevention to diagnostic procedures. He has received additional training in cardio-oncology, which pairs cardiology with oncology to reduce the impact of cancer treatment on heart health. He is committed to getting to know patients individually so that he can personalize their treatment. When not caring for patients, Dr. Sanford enjoys UK football and basketball, cooking, and spending time with his wife and baby daughter.


Education and Credentials

  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine - Medical Education (Lexington, KY)
  • University of Cincinnati - Fellowship (Cincinnati, OH)
  • University of Cincinnati - Residency (Cincinnati, OH)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Disease
  • English

Patient Ratings and Reviews

4.9 out of 5 stars (428 Ratings, 100 Comments)
May 19, 2024
5.0 out of 5 stars

He's an amazing doctor. Very comfortable with him and his medical care.

May 14, 2024
5.0 out of 5 stars

Very kind.

May 10, 2024
5.0 out of 5 stars

I felt the doctor explained everything quite well, listened to my questions and my daughter's questions and took his time to discover what was going on.

May 9, 2024
5.0 out of 5 stars

No issue at all with the dr. Or the visit

May 6, 2024
5.0 out of 5 stars

Dr. Sanford is a great physician to have as a doctor

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to physician-related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are also gathered and displayed in their entirety from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy. The comments are submitted by patients and do not necessarily reflect the views of St. Elizabeth Healthcare or St. Elizabeth Physicians. For more information, please visit stelizabethphysicians.com/reviews.

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