Welcome to our practice. For over 38 years Dr. Handel and his dedicated staff have been providing cosmetic and reconstructive surgical services to patients from Santa Barbara, Montecito, Southern California, and throughout the United States and around the world. Because we have performed tens of thousands of successful surgical procedures, we offer patients an unrivaled level of expertise. There is no substitute for the surgical skill and clinical judgment garnered from decades of experience. Our patients benefit from the extensive experience Dr. Handel has gained by caring for thousands of individuals with a broad spectrum of needs, from the simplest, noninvasive office procedures to the most complex state-of-the-art reconstructive challenges. Because of our wide-ranging experience and familiarity with the newest, most innovative surgical techniques, we are able to offer patients custom tailored solutions to their aesthetic and reconstructive needs.
Dr. Handel is uncompromising in his standards and ardently strives to provide each and every patient with the best possible outcome. Our staff of highly trained professionals – anesthesiologists, nurses, operating room technicians, medical assistants, consultants and patient care coordinators --- are equally committed to providing the absolute highest standard of care in a warm and compassionate environment. Every step of the way, from your initial consultation, through your preoperative evaluation, surgical procedure and postoperative recovery, you will be supported by a health care team committed to helping you to achieve your goals. Welcome to our practice --- we feel privileged to help you become as beautiful on the outside as you are on the inside.