Dr. Michael Sinel, MD

Dr. Michael Sinel, MD

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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

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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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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sinel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sinel treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Sinel treats this condition more than 43% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Hand Conditions
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sinel treats Hand Conditions more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Sinel treats this condition more than 42% of his peers

Fibromyalgia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sinel treats Fibromyalgia more than 35% of his peers

Dr. Sinel treats this condition more than 35% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Sinel's conditions and procedures:

Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Chronic Neck Pain
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Fibromyalgia
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

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

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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...Read 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...Read 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...Read More
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Cigna
Cigna PPO
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Coventry Health Care
Humana
Principal Financial Group
WellPoint