Dr. Steven Douglas Handler MD is a male Otolaryngologist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Otolaryngology.
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Dr. Steven Handler has 7 office locations.
Children's Surgical Assoc
707 Alexander Rd
Princeton, NJ 08540

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
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 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
  • Currently 2.75 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.8
  • Currently 2.75 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.0
  • Currently 2 of 4 stars

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 
  • Children's Hospital of Philadelphia 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Handler accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Independence Blue Cross - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 4 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans
  • United Health Group, Inc. - Americhoice - 1 plan
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Steven D. Handler practice?
Dr. Steven Handler practices Otolaryngology near Princeton, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Voorhees, NJ and King Of Prussia, PA.
See Princeton Otolaryngologists.