Neal Handel, MD

Neal Handel, MD

Santa Barbara Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 5.0 stars from 12 reviews
225 West Pueblo Street, Suite A
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
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5 out of 5 stars

Dr Handel Worth His Fee - Santa Barbara, CA

5 out of 5 stars

Had Four Previous Surgeries Until I Was Referred to Dr. Handel. Santa Barbara, CA

Dr. Handel is the most professional and caring plastic surgeon I have met. He truly cares about and respects each patient. You will immediately see this upon arriving in his office. His staff is superior to any other staff I have dealt with. I now consider Dr. Handel and his staff to be friends.

5 out of 5 stars Vi Peel

25 Years Old First Peel Excited for Results! - Santa Barbara, CA

Dr. Handel is extremely friendly and gives you a great deal of his time. He is clearly experienced and knowledgable about plastic surgery. When I decide to get my breast done in the future he will 100% be the surgeon for me!

5 out of 5 stars Sientra Breast Implants

Overwhelmingly Happy with my Beautiful and Natural Results! - Santa Barbara, CA

Dr. Handel is very professional and extremely skilled. He has a sense of humor that I can appreciate. Dr. Handel's CV is quite impressive, and he has recently written a book on breast reconstruction, which was why I was confident selecting him as my surgeon and recommending him to my friends and family.

5 out of 5 stars

Breast Reconstruction After Partial Mastectomy - Santa Barbara, CA

Dr Neal Handel is an amazing Plastic surgeon, he is very involved before, during and after surgery. I have the best results I believe I could have ever had because of his work.

5 out of 5 stars

Lipsuction and 2 Breast Augs from Dr. Handel Excellent Job - Los Angeles, CA

excellent and caring

5 out of 5 stars Vanquish

Needed to Get Rid of a Few Extra Inches - Santa Barbara, CA

Dr. Handel was friendly and informative. He explained all my options in detail and gave me a great amount of his time. Please see my experience below. I'm 30 years old exercise regularly and eat mostly healthy. I had a few extra inches I couldn't get rid of so I began my research, thank you Realself for all the info! I was looking for something that I didn't need to go under anesthesia for and found Coolsculpt and Vanquish. I considered Coolsculpt but liked the idea of warmth so I chose Vanquish. Dr. Handels office offered I free consult so I met with him and his staff, I was given the details and told I would see my full results 6-8 weeks after I completed all 4 treatments. You always wonder if something so easy and painless will really work, but I booked my 4 treatments and received their special. Each session was painless, I experienced a warm sensation similar to a tanning bed and noticed what they called "hot spots." There was a girl in the room to make sure I was comfortable and a fan is available if you get too warm. Thru my 4 treatments I was measured and weighed each time, I did lose several cm during my 4 weeks but had to remind myself to be patient! About 6 weeks after I noticed my jeans fitting better and my belt buckle had to be tightened! I'm so excited I feel great! I would highly recommend Vanquish to anyone who needs to rid a few inches and does not want to go under.

5 out of 5 stars

"57 Year Old Mom Who Breast Feed Baby 20 Years Ago. Breast Look Tired and Tissue Had Changed over Time.

From my first phone call to Dr. Handel, the staff treated me with respect and they made me feel so comfortable. Communication between Dr. Handel and his staff were amazing. I went into my procedure feeling confident and so excited to see results. Dr. Handel and his staff spent so much time with me and we went over everything.

5 out of 5 stars

35 Years Old from 14 Years with Saline to Brand New Silicone with Dr. Neal Handel...and Sientra - Santa Barbara, CA

I had a couple of visits with two doctors in Santa Barbara, CA. One of them was Dr. Neal Handel. My choice after meeting both was instantly Dr. Handel. HIs "bedside manner" is remarkable. And unlike the other doctor, he actually sat and talked with me one on one, like I was a long time patient. He made me feel so comfortable and assured that all would be well, and it definitely was. I highly recommend Dr. Handel for his comfort, reliability, and knowledge in this line of work.

5 out of 5 stars

25 Year Old Wanting Fuller Bigger Breast - Santa Barbara, CA

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