Kenneth C. Sands, MD, FAAOS  - Orthopaedic Surgeon

First Choice Medical Group

Kenneth C. Sands, MD, FAAOS

Orthopaedic Surgeon & Total Joint Replacement Specialist located in Melbourne, FL

Meet Dr. Sands

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Kenneth Sands is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. At First Choice Medical Group in Melbourne Florida, he specializes in minimally invasive total hip replacement surgery, total hip resurfacing, direct anterior total hip replacement surgery, computer-assisted total joint replacement, and the Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement surgery. Dr. Sands is the first surgeon in the State of Florida to be trained and certified to perform ACL-sparing total knee replacements.

A graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Dr. Sands received his undergraduate education from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina; completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at State University of New York in Brooklyn, and completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Surgery at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa.

Prior to moving to Florida, Dr. Sands helped develop a nationally recognized total joint center of excellence in Rome, Georgia and served as the medical director. Dr. Sands also served in the United States Army and directed the Adult Joint Reconstruction program at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, as well as served on the academic faculty at Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine in El Paso, Texas and as a Director of the Floyd Medical Center Total Joint Center of Excellence.

Hospital Privileges:

Sebastian River Medical Center

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Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Dr. Kenneth Sands is a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. At First Choice Medical Group in Melbourne Florida, he specializes in minimally invasive total hip replacement surgery, total hip resurfacing, direct anterior total hip replacement surgery, computer-assisted total joint replacement, and the Oxford unicompartmental knee replacement surgery. Dr. Sands is the first surgeon in the State of Florida to be trained and certified to perform ACL-sparing total knee replacements.

A graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Dr. Sands received his undergraduate education from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina; completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at State University of New York in Brooklyn, and completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Joint Replacement Surgery at the Florida Orthopaedic Institute in Tampa.

Prior to moving to Florida, Dr. Sands helped develop a nationally recognized total joint center of excellence in Rome, Georgia and served as the medical director. Dr. Sands also served in the United States Army and directed the Adult Joint Reconstruction program at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, as well as served on the academic faculty at Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine in El Paso, Texas and as a Director of the Floyd Medical Center Total Joint Center of Excellence.

Hospital Privileges:

Sebastian River Medical Center


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  • Vitals

    "Excellent orthopedic doctor . I had a full knee replacement and could not be more pleased with the results .Thrilled he is back in the area."

    Mary LeBrun
  • Healthgrades

    "Dr. Sands is an awesome Dr. He is very nice, he explains everything, listened to my concerns & took plenty of time for me."

    Louise Leintz
  • RateMDs

    "He staff was warm and helpful. But Dr Sands, was amazing. He made my wife and I feel he had all the time we needed to answer our questions, which were many."

    Verified Patient
  • Vitals

    "A very compassionate and knowledgable doctor, I was very pleased and encourage before, during and after the surgery."

    Juan LeBoy
  • Vitals

    "Truly a great compassionate doctor. I wish we had more like him."

    Verified Patient