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Dr. Timothy Spiegel, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 71

Dr. Spiegel

Dr. Timothy Spiegel, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in rheumatology.


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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Spiegel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spiegel treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Spiegel treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Elbow Injuries
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spiegel treats Elbow Injuries more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Spiegel treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spiegel treats Arthritis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Spiegel treats this condition more than 99% 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

Dr. Spiegel's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • 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)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Timothy Spiegel, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Santa Barbara, CA and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

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

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Dr. Spiegel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spiegel

3.8

Based on 28 reviews

5 Stars
60.714285714285715%
(17)
4 Stars
10.714285714285714%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
1 Star
25%
(7)

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I was referred to Dr. Spiegel by both my primary Dr. and my Gyn. He was kind, knowledgeable and took the time to clearly explain both my symptoms and a plan. I have struggled with some of my pain for 15 years and finally today I understand why. I am very relieved to have found a Dr. to work with...Read More
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Somewhat presumptuous, full of self, and condescending.
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Was very rude and condescending with me when I saw him in consult!
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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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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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