Dr. Rivka Sanders is a family practitioner practicing in ASHLAND, OR. Dr. Sanders specializes in comprehensive health care for people of all ages. In addition to diagnosing and treating illnesses, family practitioners also put focus on preventative care with routine checkups, tests and personalized coaching on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Sanders possesses immense general knowledge on maintaining health and today, family practitioners provide more care for the underserved and rural populations than any other medical specialty.
Education and Training
Univ of Cincinnati Coll of Med, Cincinnati Oh 1989
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
Areas of expertise and specialization
- University Hosp, Inc, Family Medicine; Christ Hosp, Internal Medicine
Dr. Rivka A Sanders MD's Practice location
ASHLAND, OR 97520Get Direction
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