Dr. Michael Sinel, MD

Dr. Michael Sinel, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Michael Sinel, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Santa Monica, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.

1441 Broadway

Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Principal Financial Group
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Arthritis
normal
more than 42% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
normal
more than 40% of peers
Hand Conditions
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more than 35% of peers

Dr. Sinel'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

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

6  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Hand Conditions
  • Knee Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee

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

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Staten Is Hospital Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Meml Sloan Kettering Canc C
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Ny Hospital Cornell Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sinel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sinel's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sinel to family and friends
6 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Sinel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Michael Sinel is greatly responsible for my miraculous return to health. I sustained a herniated disc in my spine from a car accident. Other doctors were pushing for surgery and Dr. Sinel dug deeper than anyone else. He prescribed physical therapy, epidurals, exercise, osteopathy, somatic...more
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Dr. Sinel is one of the most intuitive and knowledgeable doctors I've ever known. His ability to integrate eastern and western ideas into a comprehensive diagnosis and treatment regimen is unparalleled. I would recommend him unconditionally.
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I cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr. Sinel! He has been my doctor for over 20 years and thanks to him, I have stayed out of the operating room. His expertise and caring manner has helped me to manage what any other physician would have written off decades ago. He very quickly diagnosed...more
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Dr. Michael Sinel had me feeling relief after my first visit and diagnosed my back issue accurately, finally! My back feels so much better now after a few visits. The inflammation went down and so did the pain!! I would direct anyone with back problems to Dr. Sinel.
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I have seen Dr. Michael Sinel for over 20 years for various problems including Back pain. He has always been extremely caring and compassionate and got me through some very difficult pain. He diagnosed my back condition and has got me through some very difficult flareups over the years avoiding...more
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