Dr. Steven Mandel, MD

Dr. Steven Mandel, MD

Anesthesiology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 76
Dr. Steven Mandel, MD is an anesthesiology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in anesthesiology, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

11645 Wilshire Blvd Ste 852

Los Angeles, CA 90025

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Dr. Mandel's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Anesthesiology
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Mandel's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Mandel "Board-certified anesthesiologist, masters in psychology, Steven L Mandel M.D. is the founder and president of Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles. Steve has had a passion for healing since he was a little boy, starting with nursing a robin back to health by feeding it with an eye-dropper after its unfortunate encounter with the neighborhood cat. Since then, he's become a pioneer among depression specialists and pain management doctors. His unique combination of experience and education in both anesthesiology and psychology makes him especially well-suited to provide IV Ketamine Infusion Therapy. He attended NYU where he majored in psychology in addition to completing his pre-medical studies. He continued his education at the University of Cincinnati Graduate School in Psychology on a full scholarship, earning his master's degree. After graduating from the USC Keck School of Medicine, Dr. Mandel did his residency in Anesthesiology at Massachusetts General Hospital and at UCLA's Center for the Health Sciences. He is board certified in Anesthesiology, with extensive experience in the provision of anesthesia in both inpatient and outpatient settings for adults and children. When he isn't caring for patients, Dr. Mandel enjoys spending time with his wife of 31 years, their 4 children, and their golden retriever Magellan. He is also an avid outdoorsman, serving as a sailing instructor and fleet surgeon for his yacht club and as a provider of outdoor emergency care as a member of the Mt. Baldy Ski Patrol."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Mandel "Steven L. Mandel M.D. believes that the keys to outstanding patient care are knowledge, experience, science, compassion, and humor. He offers personalized care geared towards service and achieves excellent results.

His general view is minimal intervention necessary and patient empowerment.   "

23  Specialties

  • Anesthesiology
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Administrative Psychiatry
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult & Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Community Psychiatry
  • Depression Research
  • Emergency Psychiatry
  • Functional Medicine Psychiatry
  • Headache Management
  • Integrative Psychiatry
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Psychiatry
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology

1  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

44  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Anesthesia
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Drug Infusion Pump
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Infusion Therapy
  • Ketamine Induction
  • Ketamine Infusions
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Trigger Point Injection

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.


  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1965
  • University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Los Angeles County-Usc Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Mandel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Mandel is one of the most caring and compassionate doctors I have ever met. After years of trying numerous medications that didn't work for debilitating depression I started researching ECT, TMS and Ketamine infusions. I decided to try Ketamine infusions. I'm so thankful I found Dr. Mandel and...Read More
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This man doesn't even deserve a star at all. During my consultation he was rude and condescending didn't even listen to me! He denied me treatment for a reason that my other doctors felt made him incompetent for my procedure. I went to this doctor feeling very sick but now I feel even more so...Read More
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Truly the best doc I've been to. Took the time to listen to me and my concerns FIRST, then told me what he though was best and made me laugh along the way too, something I hadnt done in a long time before I went to Ketamine Clinics of Los Angeles to treat my depression. I had TRD and didnt respond...Read More
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Dr. Mandel took care of me when no one else would. I admit I was a difficult patient, but I was suffering and doing the best I could. I have been treatment resistant my whole life and to find someone as caring as Dr. Mandel and a treatment as effective as ketamine has truly been a miracle. I cannot...Read More
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I was very anxious about my ketamine infusions because I heard a lot of stuff about hallucinations while doing research online but my experience was nothing like that. I did feel weird & out of my body but nothing scary. If you've had gas at the dentist, it was like that but stronger. Anyways, Dr....Read More
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