Dr. Nathan Hammel, MD

Dr. Nathan Hammel, MD

Musculoskeletal Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Nathan Hammel, MD is a musculoskeletal oncology specialist in Encinitas, CA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV in 2006 and specializes in musculoskeletal oncology, orthopedic hip surgery, and more.

332 Santa Fe Dr

Encinitas, CA 92024

Contact Information

(760) 943-6700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
normal
more than 20% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
normal
more than 12% of peers
Knee Disorders
normal
more than 10% of peers

Dr. Hammel'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.

3  Specialties

  • Musculoskeletal Oncology
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders

3  Procedures

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

  • JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Naval Med Ctr San Diego
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hammel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hammel's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hammel to family and friends
3 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Hammel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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Patient Comments (2)

I seen Dr. Hammel for PVNS to my left ankle. He had done an awesome job on surgery and throughout my visit during recovery and rehab time.
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Great personality. Straight forward and honest assessment. Very accommodating with scheduling future appointments.
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