Dr. Michael Handler, MD
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Dr. Michael Handler, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male

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Dr. Michael Handler, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Aurora, CO. He is 66 years old and has been practicing for 38 years. Dr. Handler is affiliated with Denver Health Medical Center and University of Colorado Hospital - Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion.

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    Dr. Handler's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      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
      10 to 15 minutes
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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 Neurosurgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Epilepsy
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Stroke
    • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1979

    • Internship Hospital
      New York University School Of Medicine Program
    • Residency Hospital
      New York University School Of Medicine Program
      SUNY Upstate Medical University Program
    • Fellowship Hospital
      New York University School Of Medicine Program

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)