Dr. Todd Handel, MD

Dr. Todd Handel, MD

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Dr. Todd Handel, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1997 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

100 Highland Ave Ste 102

Providence, RI 02906

Contact Information

(401) 305-5280

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Dr. Handel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Handel treats Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Handel treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow)
  • Medial Epicondylitis (Golfer's Elbow)
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Handel treats Low Back Pain more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Handel treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Cervical Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Handel treats Cervical Spine Myelopathy more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Handel treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Handel's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Discography
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Cortisone Injection
Facet Joint Injection
Fibromyalgia
Fracture
Hand Conditions
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Myelopathy
Myofascial Pain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Biography

Dr. Todd Handel, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1997 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1997
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1997

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Handel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Handel

3.4

Based on 57 reviews

5 Stars
54.3859649122807%
(31)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
1.7543859649122806%
(1)
1 Star
38.59649122807018%
(22)

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During lumbar nerve block injection for herniated disc, I felt lightning go down spine & upper thigh. Electric shock caused thigh muscle to seize in worst Charlie Horse ever. I screamed in pain & try to reach thigh to massage cramp, but Dr stop me by pinning down my shoulders & back. Only yelled at...Read More
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Lived with the pain for 5 years. Had an injection 40 years ago - said I would never do again. Was a mistake waiting so long. When I requested Dr. Handel notify me when when the "big needle" would be inserted into my hip, he responded "I'm done". Wow! I got up and walked out. As the staff told me,...Read More
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Does great work!!! I come here from states away to get a back shot that's effective. I've had many elsewhere that did not work. Plus, Dr. Handel is a good person. He has empathy when it counts. The staff is very friendly and the wait is minimal. I highly recommend him.
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Have been a long term patient of Dr. Handel and always find him pleasant and professional. He has made life tolerable for me again and continues to care about my ability to function and enjoy life. My only regret is not seeing him sooner.....
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I have been a patient of Doctor Handel for many years now and I love the way he takes the time to listen to my complains and he tell me just what is my options .he is a wonderful human being and i love his staff . the man is an angel to me I am very fortunate to have him for a Doctor .
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

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Miriam Hospital

Providence, RI

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