Fitzsimmons General Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Finally, Sanbar was promoted to Lt. Colonel while serving in the United States Army Medical Corps at the United States Army Hospital in Danang, Vietnam. He was awarded a bronze star medal for his efforts in Vietnam prior to being honorably discharged on July 4, 1970.
Since the 1970’s, Sandy has practiced in Oklahoma City as an attorney and in internal medicine and cardiology. Sandy is a past president of the American College of Legal Medicine (1989-1990) and he has received numerous awards, including Gold Medal Award (2000) and Distinguished Service Award (2007) of the American College of Legal Medicine.
Sandy is the author of over 200 articles, and author or editor of eleven books. His books include Hyperlipidemia & Hypolipoproteinemia; Medical and Hospital Law; editor, Legal Medicine, seven editions from 1987- 2007; editor, Medical Malpractice Survival Handbook, 2007; and editor, ABLM Board Review Exam & Study Guide, 2007. He publishes a monthly article in , for the Law and Medicine Section of the Oklahoma County Medical Society Publication.
He is a state, national, and international lecturer on legal medicine and medical malpractice. Also, he often serves as legal medicine seminar program chairman. Sandy is married to Dorothy J. Sanbar, and he has two children and three grandchildren.