MB ChB Manch 1930, MD1938; DMR Lond 1943; DObst RCOG 1948.
Sandler was born in Sheffield in 1907 and gained his medical education at the University of Manchester. He was house surgeon at the Manchester Victoria Jewish Hospital before serving in the RAMC. Sandler obtained his MD with a thesis on the radium treatment of uterine cervical cancer and held gynaecological training posts at Park Hospital, Davyhulme, and Hope Hospital, Salford. He was also radiotherapist at Royal Cancer Hospital in London and paediatrician at Booth Hall Hospital, Manchester. In 1947, Sandler was appointed physician in charge of the infertility clinic at Manchester Jewish Hospital, where he played a major role in the establishment of the service. He emphasised the emotional factors affecting couples established a donor artificial insemination service, and published widely on the subject. Sandler was also honorary lecturer at the University of Manchester Medical School. Sandler was also active in the Jewish community and was honorary life vice-president of the Medical Friends of the Hebrew University. Sandler died on 1 October 1997.