Sands Irani | Iranian Gastroenterologist in Washington, DC, United States of America
Subspecialties | General Gastroenterology
Dr Shayan Irani is a gastroenterologist in Seattle, Washington and is affiliated with Virginia Mason Medical Center.
He is one of 30 doctors at Virginia Mason Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.
Dr Sandy Fang specializes in surgery for colon and rectal cancer, as well as benign colorectal conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease, rectal prolapse, anal fistulas, and faecal incontinence.
She performs high-resolution anoscopy and minimally invasive procedures to treat colorectal cancer, diverticulitis, and inflammatory bowel disease.
She is board certified in general surgery, as well as colon and rectal surgery.
Dr Fang’s research interests include high-resolution anoscopy and anal dysplasia/cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and outcomes in rectal prolapse surgery.
Among her recent studies, published in Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, is an NSQIP analysis of the comparative safety of abdominal versus perineal repair of rectal prolapse in high-risk patients.
Activities & Honors
Resident Teaching Award, Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine
Above and Beyond Call of Duty award
American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery (ASCRS)
American Board of Surgery (ABS)
American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology (ASCCP)
Society American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Videos & Media
Recent News Articles and Media Coverage
Colorectal Cancer: Answers from Surgeon Sandy Fang
Colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon and rectum) is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States, claiming the lives of approximately 56,000 people each year.
Learn more about prevention, screening and treatment options with expert answers from Johns Hopkins colorectal surgeon Sandy Fang.
Patient Ratings & Comments
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