Dr. John A Handal MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. John Handal is an orthopedic surgeon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and Fox Chase Cancer Center-American Oncologic Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 35 years. He is one of 20 doctors at Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia and one of 2 at Fox Chase Cancer Center-American Oncologic Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1980

Albert Einstein Healthcare Network
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1980 - 1984

Medical College of Pennsylvania
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Creation of rabbit bone and soft tissue tumor using cultured VX2 cells.
Handal, J. A., Schulz, J. F., Florez, G. B., Kwok, S. C., Khurana, J. S., Samuel, S. P.

Evaluation of Elution and Mechanical Properties of Two Injectable Chemotherapeutic Bone Cements.
Handal, J. A.,Schulz, J. F.,Pahys, J. M.,Williams, E. A.,Kwok, S. C.,Samuel, S. P.

Method for the physical analysis of drug-bone cement composite.
Handal, J.A., Frisch, R.F., Weaver, W.L., Williams, E.A., Dimatteo, D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthLink PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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