Dr. Barry Handler, MD

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Dr. Barry Handler, MD

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General Surgery | Male

NEUROSURGICAL ASSOCIATES 6699 Alvarado Rd Ste 2305, San Diego, CA 92120 Get Directions
(619) 583-4222

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Dr. Handler specializes in General Surgery and practices in San Diego, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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Dr. Handler's Reviews

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Dr. Handler's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
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In April 2016, had a consultation w/Dr. Handler to unquire about breast implant removal. Had my implants for 13 yrs & wanted them gone! Consultation fee was $100 and is applied towards procedure, should you choose to proceed w him. I was ecstatic when he said he could perform a simple removal in his office under local anesthesia for $1,000. This was EXACTLY what I was looking for! Now I'm 1 year out! Dr. Handler & staff are professional yet very easy going &unpretentious. PERFECT for Me!
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Dr. Handler's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Skin Cancer

Education

  • Medical School
    Saint Louis University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    St Louis University

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    St Louis University

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Washington University

    Graduated in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominoplasty
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Cosmetic Surgical Procedure
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Repair of Pigmentation Defect
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Vaginal Reconstructive Surgery
  • Wound Repair