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Sanja Ord


“Working with doctors and other health care professionals in a hospital setting has given me a solid understanding not only of how health care operations work but also the best ways to communicate with and assist clients.”

Practice Areas


  • Missouri
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri


J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law, cum laude, Health Law concentration, 2014

B.S., Nuclear Medicine Technology, B.A., Psychology, Saint Louis University, magna cum laude, 2004


With experience in highly regulated areas of the medical industry, Sanja Ord assists health care providers in a variety of transactions and disputes. She advises hospitals, health systems and other providers and organizations on contracts, fraud and abuse laws, medical staff bylaws and other policies and health care transactions.

Sanja regularly assists physicians (residents and attendings) with employment contract review and has experience in contract processes and review for a large health system. She regularly represents physicians and other health care providers with Medicare audits, repayment demands, and appeals throughout the administrative hearing process, including at the administrative law judge level.

Sanja has successfully represented physicians and other health care providers with license issues in front of their respective licensing boards. She also assists health care systems with guardianship matters, ECTs and other minor disputes.

Before attending law school, Sanja worked as a certified nuclear medicine technologist, a heavily regulated field. Her role preparing and administering radiopharmaceuticals included ensuring compliance with Nuclear Regulatory Commission guidelines, giving her a strong understanding of regulatory issues facing the health care industry. 

Professional Affiliations

  • St. Louis Health Lawyers Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis, Young Lawyers Division, Bridging the Gap committee co-chair, 2017-18

Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

  • Academic Excellence Award for Contracts II, Saint Louis University School of Law

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