Sanford Archer, MD, Otolaryngology (ENT), Lexington, KY, UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital


Otolaryngology (ENT) Lexington, KY

Otolaryngology-Head Neck Surgery at University of Kentucky Med. Ctr.

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  • Dr. Sanford Archer is an otolaryngologist in Lexington, KY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UK Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Saint Joseph Mount Sterling, and University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. He received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University and has been in practice 34 years. He is experienced in sleep medicine, obstructive sleep apnea, chronic rhinosinusitis, facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, and otolaryngic allergy.

Education & Training

  • University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business & EconomicsCMM, Medical Management, 1999
  • University of Kentucky Gatton College of Business & EconomicsMME, 1997
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    University of Iowa Hospitals and ClinicsResidency, Otolaryngology, 1985 - 1988
  • Michael Reese Hospital and Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 1984 - 1985
  • Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University
    Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin UniversityClass of 1983
  • Chicago Medical SchoolMD, 1983
  • Wake Forest University
    Wake Forest UniversityBA, Biology, Cum Laude, 1977

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2020 - 2022
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 1988 - 2022
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1988 - 2022
  • IA State Medical License
    IA State Medical License 1985 - 1989
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 1984 - 1987
  • American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Otolaryngology
  • AAOAFellow

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
  • Patient’s Choice Physician Award MDx Medical, Inc. 2011, 2012
  • Best Doctors in America 2000-2012, 2012
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Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • The role of apical granules in the epidermis of the polyclad Stylochus zebra.  
    Archer, S.M, J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc., 93(2): 64-65
  • Vocal Fold Augmentation with Calcium Hydroxylaptite: Twelve-Month Report.  
    Rosen, C.A., Gartner-Schmidt, J., Archer, and S.M. et al, Laryngoscope. 119(5): 1033-41
  • A Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamics Study, in Healthy Volunteers, of a Rapidly Absorbed Intranasal Midazolam Formulation.  
    Wermeling, D.P., Record, K.A., Archer, S.M., Rudy, A.C, Epilepsy Res. 83(2): 124-132
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetics of Intranasal Midazolam.
    Rudy, A.C., Record, K.E., Wermeling, D.P., Archer, S.M, AAPS
  • Pharmacokinetics Of Intranasal (IN) Butorphanol (B) Tartrate (T) In Multiple Dose vs. Single Dose Spray Pumps.
    Rudy, A. C., Wermeling, D.P., Archer, S.M., Rayens, M. K., Jay, M, AAPS, Indianapolis
  • Accuracy Of Intranasal (In) Butorphanol Tartrate (Bt) Delivery In 2 Nasal Spray Pumps Used In Clinical Study.
    Rudy, A. C., Wermeling, D. P., Archer, S. M., Rayens, M. K., Jay M, AAPS, Indianapolis
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  • Epistaxis. 
    Society of Otolaryngology & Head and Neck Nurses, Toronto, Canada
  • Evaluation and Management of the Scarred Vocal Fold. 
    Montreal General Hospital Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Fat-Augmented Reconstruction Of Injured Canine Vocal Cords By Intracordal Techniques. 
    Second World Congress on Laryngeal Cancer, Sydney, Australia

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