Dr. Elena Kandel, MD

Dr. Elena Kandel, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Elena Kandel, MD is a dermatologist in Valley Village, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in dermatology.

12660 Riverside Dr Ste 225

Valley Village, CA 91607

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kandel performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Skin Infections
very high
more than 92% of peers
Scabies
high
more than 86% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Kandel's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

33  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion

Background Check

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.

Education

  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kandel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kandel's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kandel to family and friends
13 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Kandel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

In Dec, I called Dr. Kandel's office for an appt. Was told she had no availability until Feb. Made appt for 2/16. On 2/14 received a msg reminding me of my appt w/someone w/a different name. Called to ask who that was. Was told he was Dr. Kandel's PA. I said i do not see male dermatologists. i had...more
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Dr. Kandel is an excellent doctor.
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Very unprofessional and under trained stuff, made me wait for over an hour just because I was few minutes late. There are plenty of other doctors who care about their patients.
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I have been going to Dr. Kandel for over 8 years now and she is a wonderful physician. She is easy to talk to, pays attention to my concerns and never dismisses any concern that I may have. Although she has higher end products available for sale, she never once pushes any product and all of her...more
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