Dr. Lauren Handelman, MD

Dr. Lauren Handelman, MD

Allergy & Immunology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Lauren Handelman, MD is an allergy & immunology specialist in Newton, MA and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Stanford Univ Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in allergy & immunology.

1400 Centre St Ste 104

Newton, MA 02459

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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1  Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology

2  Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

3  Conditions Treated

  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease

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.

Education

  • Stanford Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Children's Hospital Boston
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Hospital Boston
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Hospital Boston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Handelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese, Cantonese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Handelman's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Handelman to family and friends
17 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Handelman'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Today my son had a visit at 8:45. I was frazzled and late. When I arrived the staff was kind and calm, assuring me I wasn’t not ruining their day. After being brought in the nurse was kind and knowledgeable. Lauren has a demeanor of knowledge, love and care. She spent time listening to my worries...more
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Great doctor. Really goes the extra mile to figure out the best treatment.
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After many years with other allergists in the area, I switched to Dr. Handelman. I have been so delighted with the care I am receiving at this office. Dr. Handelman is very warm, asks the right questions and is a good listener. She always makes herself available to me if I need her. She leaves...more
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Dr. Handelman was thoughtful and really listened to the history of my unknown rash. She gave guidance on food that interacts with poison ivy sensitivity. Great insights.
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Dr Handelman is extremely bright and thorough. She was able to process complex allergy issues with empathy respect and wonderful recommendations. Highly recommend. Love her.
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