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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 51

6699 Alvarado Rd Ste 2305
San Diego, CA 92120
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Dr. Handler's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Alvarado Hospital Medical Center
6655 Alvarado Rd
San Diego, CA 92120

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6699 Alvarado Rd Ste 2305
San Diego, CA 92120
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    Dr. Handler's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Plastic Surgery
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    • Abdominoplasty
    • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
    • Blepharoplasty
    • Botox® Injection
    • Breast Augmentation
    • Breast Lift Surgery
    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Captique™ Injection
    • Collagen Injection
    • Correction of Protruding Ears
    • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
    • Dermabrasion
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Ear Pinning
    • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
    • Excision of Malignant Skin Lesion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Facelift
    • Facial Reconstruction
    • Hair Removal
    • Hylaform Injection
    • Lip, Excision or Resection
    • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
    • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
    • Restylane® Injections
    • Skin Grafts
    • Soft Tissue Injections
    • Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery
    • Wound Repair
    2
    • Hidradenitis
    • Skin Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Handler

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1989

    Internship Hospital

    St Louis University
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    St Louis University
    Complete in 1995

    Undergraduate Schools

    Washington University
    Graduated in 1985
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Handler & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Handler's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Handler has admitting privileges:

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    • Alvarado Hospital Medical Center

    • Scripps Mercy Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

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    4.3 out of 5

    Dr. Handler's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    8 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    8 responses

    Experience with Dr. Handler

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.3 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.4 out of 5

    9 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

    9 responses

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    6699 Alvarado Rd Ste 2305
    San Diego, CA 92120
    (619) 583-4222 (Office)
    (619) 583-4212 (Fax)
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