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Otolaryngologist (ear, nose, throat)
40 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Steven Handler is Good. Dr. Handler has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Steven Handler, MD is board certified in Otolaryngology.

  • He has special expertise in 18 areas:
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)
  • Ear Diseases
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Fluid in Middle Ear (Otitis Media with Effusion)
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Middle Ear Infection (Otitis Media)
  • Nervous System Cancer (Neurilemmoma)
  • Nose Cancer (Paranasal Sinus Neoplasms)
  • Recurrence
  • Skeletal Muscle Cancer (Rhabdomyosarcoma)
  • Speech Disorders
  • Throat Cancer (Laryngeal Neoplasm)
  • Tonsil Removal (Tonsillectomy)
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheotomy

Education & Awards

Dr. Handler graduated from University of California at Los Angeles. He has 16 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Nervous System Tumor (Neurilemmoma)
2001-2002, The Best Doctors in America
1987, Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2005-2006, The Best Doctors in America
1992, Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2002, Top Doctors List, Center for Study of Services
2003-2004, The Best Doctors in America
2005, Top Physicians of South Jersey, South Jersey Magazine
1996-1997, The Best Doctors in America
1993-1995, The Best Doctors in America
1999-2000, The Best Doctors in America
2003, Delaware Valley Consumers Checkbook Outstanding Physicians
1999, Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine
2001, Top Doctors, Philadelphia Magazine


Dr. Handler has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center 
  • North Shore University Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Steven Douglas Handler MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 40 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology.
Where does Dr. Steven D. Handler practice?
Dr. Steven Handler has 1 office location.
Dr. Steven Handler practices Otolaryngology near Philadelphia, PA.
See Philadelphia Otolaryngologists.