John M. Sands, MD, DDS

Guthrie Provider

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital

Appointments & Contact

Accepting New Patients

For New Patients

Clinical Interests

  • Trauma
  • Orthognathic surgery
  • Temporomandibular joint dysfunction
  • Obstructive sleep apnea
  • Dentoalveolar and implants
  • Head and neck pathology



  • University of Pacific, Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry, San Francisco, Calif. (Doctor of Dental Surgery)
  • University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md. (Medical Degree)
  • University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md. (General Surgery)
  • R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Baltimore, Md. (General Surgery)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support
  • Advanced Pediatric Life Support
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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