Dr. Neal Handel, MD

Plastic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
Dr. Neal Handel, MD
Dr. Neal Handel, MD is a plastic surgery doctor who practices in Santa Barbara, CA. He is 70 years old and has been practicing for 44 years. Dr. Handel is affiliated with Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital.

Neal Handel, M.D.

225 W Pueblo St # A

Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Contact Information

(805) 682-9100

Dr. Neal Handel, MD

Dr. Neal Handel, MD

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Care Philosophy

Graduate of Yale University Medical School Clinical Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery at UCLA In practice 35 years, over 15,000 successful cosmetic procedures Internationally recognized authority in plastic and cosmetic surgery Selected by Los Angeles Magazine as one of LA?s ?Super Doctors? 2013 Named by C Magazine one of ?ten best plastic surgeons in California?
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Dr. Handel's Experience

Dr. Handel's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Plastic Surgery
  • Board certified in Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Plastic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Gynecomastia
  • Large Breasts
  • Skin Aging
  • Wrinkles


  • Abdominoplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Facelift
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Restylane® Injections

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.


  • Columbia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1969
  • Yale University
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Tulane University Of Louisiana
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Colo
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mt Vernon Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Handel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Handel's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Handel to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Handel's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Malibu |
HE is a great doctor the staff is amazing aswell 5 Star
Beverly Hills, CA |
For a man to say yes to a neck and facelift is a big deal and a scary decision! Yet From the moment I met Neal I intuitively knew that he was an expert and, the artist for me. Two weeks later I am thrilled with the results. It was a much 'lesser' of a deal than I had thought it would be. I still look like me, just without the sagging neck and extra skin around the ears and jawline. He shaved off 10 years! The surgery was easy, no pain, only minor discomfort afterwards. Dr. Handel: THANKS!
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Hospitals where Dr. Handel has admitting privileges

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
400 W Pueblo St
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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