Dr. Douglas P Hanel MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Douglas Hanel is an orthopedic surgeon in Seattle, Washington. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Seattle Children's Hospital and UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Saint Louis University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Hanel accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 24 doctors at Seattle Children's Hospital and one of 47 at UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Seattle Children's Hospital

UW Medicine/Harborview Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

University of Washington Medical Center
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

St Louis University School of Medicine
Residency, General Surgery, 1977 - 1978

St Louis University School of Medicine
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1978 - 1982

Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 28 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 25 years in Hand Surgery

WA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Complex distal radius fractures.
Kennedy, S. A., Hanel, D. P.

Surgical management of posttraumatic elbow arthrofibrosis.
Ehsan, A., Huang, J. I., Lyons, M., Hanel, D. P.

Distraction Plating for the Treatment of Highly Comminuted Distal Radius Fractures in Elderly Patients.
Richard, M. J., Katolik, L. I., Hanel, D. P., Wartinbee, D. A., Ruch, D. S.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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