Dr. Timothy Spiegel, MD

Dr. Timothy Spiegel, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 69
(26)
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Dr. Timothy Spiegel, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Santa Barbara, CA. He is 69 years old and has been practicing for 45 years.

1919 State St Ste 306

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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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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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

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

  • 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 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
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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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 of recommending Dr. Spiegel to family and friends
3.8
based on 26 total reviews (7 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Spiegel's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

goleta, ca |
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...more
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in Ojai, CA |
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...more
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in Oxnard, CA |
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...more
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in Fillmore, CA |
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...more
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