Dr. Rachel Coel, MD

Dr. Rachel Coel, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Rachel Coel, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Honolulu, HI and has been practicing for 10 years. She graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 2003 and specializes in sports medicine and pediatric sports medicine.Read her story

550 S Beretania St Ste 703

Honolulu, HI 96813

Contact Information

(808) 691-4449

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association (HMAA)
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association (HMSA)
  • Humana
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Dr. Coel's Experience

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  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Pediatric Sports Medicine and Pediatrics
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Dr. Coel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Coel "Dr. Coel is a board-certified pediatrician and board-certified sports medicine sub-specialist who specializes in concussion, fracture care, and the prevention treatment of all sports injuries. She is the Medical Director of the Queen's Center for Sports Medicine in Honolulu, Hawaii. Dr. Coel serves as a team physician for Hawaii Pacific University, Spike& Serve volleyball club, and Hawaii's high schools. Her clinical research focuses on quality improvement, the patient experience, concussions, and sun safety. She is recognized as one of Honolulu Magazine's Top Doctors in Hawaii 2015. Dr. Coel grew up in Kailua, Hawaii and graduated from Punahou School. She graduated with high honors and was a competitive NCAA collegiate rower at the University of California at Berkeley. She received her medical degree and Ph.D. in social work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Coel completed her pediatrics residency at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles and her sports medicine fellowship at the University of Colorado. Prior to her recent move back to Hawaii, Dr. Coel served as Co-Medical Director of the sports medicine program at Children's Hospital Colorado and Fellowship Director of the University of Colorado Pediatric Primary Care Fellowship. She was Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at the University of Colorado, and was a team physician for the University of Denver Pioneers and Colorado high schools. She is the recipient of the PRC Patient Perception 5-Star Award for National Excellence in Healthcare. On her free time, Dr. Coel enjoys surfing, hiking, biking, outdoor sports, eating fudge brownies and ice cream, and spending time with her family."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Coel "I strive to provide the best care for my patients. I believe in taking every aspect of a patient's body and health into consideration during diagnosis and treatment. I place the patient & family first. VIP customer service and expert health care are our priorities. I strive for same-day or next-day appointment availability and to obtain MRI's and outside referrals within 48 hours. I am fellowship trained and I refer only to experts as well."

2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

44  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Finger
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Growth Plate Injuries
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Injury
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Injury
  • Muscle Diseases
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Pain
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Rib Fracture
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprain
  • Stress Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Injuries
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15  Procedures

  • Casting
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Joint Aspiration and Injection
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Injection
  • Splinting
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Sports Rehabilitation
  • Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Childrens Hospital Los Angeles Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Colorado Denver
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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be careful they do not accept worker comp patience but office will not ask you if this is a work related injury, send me to x-ray then told me we don't take worker comp, they told me I SHOULD HAVE TOLD THEM that this is work related injury, now I have to pay a $300 x-ray bill!!!!! don't let this...Read More
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Dr. Rachel is very thorough, caring and knowledgeable. she was able to quickly diagnose my son's condition and made excellent referral for PT. I recommend her for any athlete.
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I have 3 children that have all been under her care. She is very thorough, professional, and the best bed side manners. She gives excellent referrals as far as pt, surgeons etc.... and her staff is very helpful and friendly. I would highly recommend her !
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Dr Coel is fantastic. Very current and relevant. My daughter saw her for a concussion. I would highly recommend Dr Coel.
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Dr. Coel is an amazing doctor. I was so worried about my daughter's knee injury and she made time to see her the same day. She is thorough and knowledgeable. I would recommend her to any of my family and friends.
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