Dr. Elizabeth Handel, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Handel, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 72
Dr. Elizabeth Handel, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Needham, MA and has been practicing for 31 years. She graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in internal medicine.

1410 Highland Ave Ste 201

Needham, MA 02492

Contact Information

(781) 444-3044

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Handel's Experience

Dr. Handel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

212  Conditions Treated


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21  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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.


  • Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Montefiore Hosp U Hlth Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Handel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Handel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Handel to family and friends
11 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Handel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Exceptional doctor! Provides thorough,thoughtful and sensible care. Spends time with patients and is genuine in her approach.
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I called to schedule an appointment and the staff on the phone was extremely rude and unaccommodating. Also, apparently, Dr. Handel does not accept insurance for the first visit (WHAT???). I'm surprised to see so many positive reviews.
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