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Dr. Stuart Segal, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Segal

Dr. Stuart Segal, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(805) 681-7850

Dr. Segal accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select Plus HMO
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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. Segal's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Segal treats Chronic Pain more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Segal treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Segal treats Arthritis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Segal treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteopenia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Segal treats Osteopenia more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Segal treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Segal's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Stuart Segal, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1990
University Colo Hsc
Fellowship Hospital
1987
University Colo Hsc
Residency Hospital
1985
University Colo Hsc
Internship Hospital
1984
University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1990
1987
1985
1984

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Segal's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Segal

2.9

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
42.857142857142854%
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Dr Segal diagnosed me after years of uncertain trials and failures of medications and misdiagnosis. Though it's been years since I've seen him, I value his experience and knowledge. I am grateful for his care.
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Very knowledgeable and thorough.
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I have had a complete turnaround in my AS since consulting with Dr. Segal. At first we tried various prescriptions, which helped but had side effects. Dr. Segal suggested trying Enbril, which brought relief and allowed me to continue my active lifestyle. I have been his patient for over ten...Read More
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