Dr. Sand, a Florida native, graduated from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida and attended the University of Miami School of Medicine in Miami, Florida. His initial internship and residency were completed in Internal Medicine at Emory University's Affiliated Hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia. There, he subsequently served on the Internal Medicine faculty of Emory University.

Following this, he completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida Health Science Center in Jacksonville, Florida, and is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Sand has served as President of the American Heart Association Florida-Puerto Rico Board of Directors and was also a member of the American Stroke Association National Advisory Committee. He was also honored as 2001 Florida College of Emergency Physicians Member of the Year; 2002 National Stroke Advocate of the Year by the American Stroke Association; ACEP "40 Year Emergency Medicine Hero"

Dr. Charles Sand became a member of EMATB in 1993. He is currently the Associate Medical Director of St. Joseph’s Main, Medical Director of Bayflite AirMedical four helicopter service, and Medical Director of Hillsborough Community College EMT-Paramedic Program.