Dr. Timothy Spiegel, MD

Dr. Timothy Spiegel, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
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Age 70
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Dr. Timothy Spiegel, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in rheumatology.

1919 State St Ste 306

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Contact Information

(805) 682-5752

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Top Care Areas

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Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

62  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid 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.

Education

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • Geo Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vet Affairs Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Affil Pgm
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spiegel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spiegel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spiegel

3.8

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
61.53846153846154%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
26.923076923076923%
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Was very rude and condescending with me when I saw him in consult!
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goleta, ca – Dec 14, 2017
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Dr. Spiegel was rude to me right off the bat. Before even introducing himself he told me that patients like me (either from my clinic or my insurance?) don't bring in much money so it's a favor even seeing me. He ignored my concerns, including that the drug he recommended gave me negative side...Read More
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Nov 02, 2017
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I had an appointment scheduled with Dr. Spiegel and all my info was given to his office prior to my appointment. I drove 45min to my appointment only to be told they don't take my PPO insurance. Dr told me "I don't take it because it's not worth it to me". To my face more than once. He was and...Read More
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Mallory Murphy in Ojai, CA – Apr 10, 2017
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Dr. Spiegel was absolutely the most beneficial and most dedicated doctor that we met in California, during our 5 month nightmare fight with my Aunt's Scleroderma and trust me when I tell you we spent over a month in UCLA hospital and met many doctors. Not only did he give us an abundance of his...Read More
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Rebecca Kimpland in Oxnard, CA – Oct 15, 2016
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I work with physicians and they all recommended Dr. Spiegel to me. I have had RA for 11 years. My first visit was in August 2016. Dr. Speigel was so easy to talk to. He listened to my concerns and symptoms, gave me several options for new treatment and made me and my husband happy with our decision...Read More
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Cindy G in Fillmore, CA – Sep 26, 2016
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