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Your Santa Barbara Cosmetic Surgeon

Your Santa Barbara Cosmetic Surgeon
In any plastic surgery procedure, the final outcome will depend to a large extent on the skills and experience of the surgeon who performs the procedure. Dr. Neal Handel is a leading plastic surgeon in Santa Barbara, CA, providing advanced and innovative procedures for the breast, body, and face. Dr. Handel’s extensive experience of more than 38 years places him in a distinguished class of plastic surgeons in the country.

Throughout his illustrious career as a surgeon, Dr. Handel has been driven by a passion to achieve total patient satisfaction in every procedure that he performs. He has consistently stayed updated with the latest developments in the area of cosmetic surgery in order to provide the best in class surgical procedures to his patients. He receives patients from Santa Barbara, CA, and nearby locations for various surgical and non-surgical procedures.

Combining Art and Science

Over the course of his vast experience in the field of aesthetic surgery, Dr. Handel has deeply understood and embraced a holistic approach to surgery that combines the principles of both art and science. As a plastic surgeon, his goal is to produce results that are artistically and aesthetically appealing, while at the same time, preserve and promote the patient’s long term health and well-being.

In every procedure, he manages to achieve sustainable, predictable and naturally results that continue to satisfy the patient for years to come. Patients in Santa Barbara, CA, and surrounding communities have an opportunity to receive cutting edge cosmetic surgery procedures from Dr. Handel.

Academic Background

Dr. Handel attended the renowned Yale Medical School to receive his education in medicine. He went on to receive advanced training in plastic and reconstructive surgery, and finally became a board certified plastic surgeon with certification from the prestigious American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Handel is committed to treating his patients using the highest medical standards and practices and delivers the best quality care in every procedure. During his academic journey and beyond, Dr. Handel has been the recipient of several accolades and honors, and also continued to carry out research in the area of plastic surgery.

Other Endeavors

Dr. Handel is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCLA Medical School’s Division of Plastic Surgery, and supervises and teaches young plastic surgeons completing their residencies. He has published over 60 articles in scientific journals.

He recently completed work on advanced textbook, which guides plastic surgeons about latest innovations in the area of complex breast condition treatment. Dr. Handel is invited to the conferences of the ASPS year after year to perform live surgery.

Focused Expertise

Dr. Handel is a leading expert in various breast plastic surgery procedures, including complex breast revision surgeries. Another key area of Dr. Handel’s expertise is liposuction surgery. He is recognized as one of the most experienced liposuction surgeons in the US.

When the procedure was introduced in the country about 35 years ago, he was among the first ones to perform liposuction. His success rate even in complex procedures is close to 100%.

For more information on Plastic Surgery procedures and Medical Spa treatments performed by Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Neal Handel please call (805) 682-9100 or click here to contact us. Office located in Santa Barbara, CA.

Your Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery Center

Your Santa Barbara Plastic Surgery Center

Dr. Neal Handel is a board certified plastic surgeon with more than 38 years of experience in the field. Dr. Handel’s state of the art plastic surgery center provides advanced and innovative surgical and non-surgical procedures for the breast, body and face. The practice is equipped with cutting edge surgical technologies to support the simplest to most complex case of surgery.

Dr. Handel and his dedicated team of professionals have performed thousands of successful cosmetic surgery procedures, and enjoy a strong reputation and trust among the patients. Patients have an advantage to receive treatments in a professionally managed, warm, and welcoming environment at Dr. Handel’s practice. The center receives patients from Santa Barbara, CA and surrounding communities.

Safety – A Top Priority

Dr. Handel performs many of the cosmetic surgery procedures at Coast Presidio Surgical Center, which is a freestanding ambulatory outpatient surgery center in Santa Barbara. The center is Institute of Medical Quality (IMQ) certified, which ensures top quality care. The IMQ program is officially recognized by the Medical Board of California.

One of the key safety features at Dr. Handel’s practice is his policy to work only with anesthesiologists who are board certified and licensed medical doctors. The practice works with anesthesiologists who are staff members at Cottage Hospital, even though it is legal in California for nurses to administer anesthesia.

Personalized Care

Dr. Handel has himself maintain uncompromising safety standards throughout his 38 years of career as a plastic surgeon. He ensures that every patient receives his personalized care and attention. The staff of trained nurses, technicians, medical assistants, and consultants at the practice is equally dedicated to providing the best standard of care in a professional and compassionate environment.

Right from the stage of initial consultation through pre-op evaluation, surgical procedure, and post-surgical recovery, the patient will receive committed support of a health care team that is trained to help patients to achieve their health and aesthetic goals. A holistic treatment approach ensures that the results for every patient as pleasing on the outside as they are on the inside.

Impeccable Reputation

Dr. Handel’s plastic surgery practice is well recognized among his peers and medical societies, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), both nationally and internationally. Dr. Handel is personally acknowledged as a leading expert in complex surgical breast cases and one of the pioneers in liposuction surgery in the US.

Dr. Handel’s surgery center receives hundreds of patients every year, which have been sent by other plastic surgeons, requesting Dr. Handle to correct something they are hesitant to touch. The success rate of surgery even in such complex cases at the center is nearly hundred percent.

PAL Technology

Dr. Handel’s surgical center is the only plastic surgery practice in Santa Barbara that uses a Power Assisted Liposuction (PAL) technology. The PAL machine is the only US-patented liposuction instrument that employs a reciprocating motion (rather than a rotating motion) to facilitate the movement of the cannula within the tissue. This technology is designed to make the procedure less invasive and more targeted.

For more information on Plastic Surgery procedures and Medical Spa treatments performed by Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Neal Handel please call (805) 682-9100 or click here to contact us. Office located in Santa Barbara, CA.

Your Santa Barbara Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Handel Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Neal Handel is a highly distinguished plastic surgeon providing a wide range of cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures. With nearly four decades of professional experience behind him, Dr. Handel is in a strong position to deliver exceptionally successful results in various surgeries related to the breast, body, and face.

Dr. Handel has maintained the highest standards of care and adopts the latest, cutting edge cosmetic surgery techniques and technologies to produce safe and desirable outcomes. He combines the principles of art and science to achieve the best patient satisfaction levels while producing results that are safe and sustainable in the long run. Dr. Handel receives patients from Santa Barbara, CA, and surrounding communities.

Customized Procedures

Dr. Handel firmly believes that plastic surgery procedures must be individualized because the anatomy and the aesthetic needs of no two patients can be alike. As an experienced plastic surgeon, he carefully listens to the patient’s personal concerns, needs and aspirations with regard to their body, and evaluates their overall health and anatomical condition.

Accordingly, he will create a customized treatment plan in close consultation with the patient to produce results that are tailored to meet their best expectations. Patients in Santa Barbara, CA, and nearby areas have an opportunity to receive state of the art customized cosmetic surgery procedures from Dr. Handel.

Education and Training

Dr. Handel received his medical education from the highly prestigious Yale Medical School. Following his advanced training in cosmetic and plastic surgery procedures, he earned a certification from the pre-eminent American Board of Plastic Surgery.

As a board certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Handel maintains the topmost surgical standards and provides the highest quality of care to his patients. Throughout his long and illustrious career as a surgeon, he has received numerous awards and honors, and performed research in the field of plastic surgery.

Professional Engagements

Dr. Handel is an Associate Clinical Professor at UCLA Medical School’s Division of Plastic Surgery. He supervises and teaches young plastic surgeons completing their residencies. More than 60 articles written by Dr. Handel have been published in the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal, which focused on breast augmentation, revision, and how to prevent complications.

Dr. Handel recently completed writing and editing an advanced medical textbook, which teaches plastic surgeons the latest innovative techniques for correction of complex breast conditions. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons invites him to perform live surgery at their conferences year after year.

Special Expertise

Dr. Handel receives hundreds of patients a year who have been sent by other plastic surgeons with a request to correct a problem that they are reluctant to touch. Dr. Handel has a very high success rate even in such unique cases. He is an expert in the latest surgeries involving the breast, body, and face.

One of his key areas of special expertise is liposuction, and he is recognized among the most experienced liposuction surgeons in the country. In fact, he was one of the pioneers in liposuction when the procedure was introduced in the US about four decades ago.

For more information on Plastic Surgery procedures and Medical Spa treatments performed by Board Certified Cosmetic Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Neal Handel please call (805) 682-9100 or click here to contact us. Office located in Santa Barbara, CA.

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