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Daniel A. Handel, M.D.

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Title
  • Executive Medical Director
  • Chief Medical Officer, Medical University Hospital
  • Associate Professor
Degree M.D.
School M.D. awarded by Northwestern University, 2002
Residency
  • University of Cincinnati
Fellowship
  • Oregon Health & Science University
Board Certification
  • Emergency Medicine
Specialties
  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
Languages
  • English
Accepts New Patients Yes
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Locations

Clinical Science Building
96 Jonathan Lucas St.
Charleston, SC 29425
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Biography

Dr. Dan Handel is the chief medical officer of Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Medical Center and an associate professor of medicine and pediatrics, division of Emergency Medicine. In his role, he is responsible for overseeing patient flow, case management, process improvement and the medical directors throughout the hospital. Prior to his current position, he served as the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU) in Portland, Oregon. He also served at OHSU in various hospital leadership roles overseeing safety and patient flow.

Dr. Handel was raised in Indianapolis, Indiana. He received his doctor of medicine degree from Northwestern University along with a Masters in Public Health. In June 2014, he completed his Healthcare MBA from OHSU, where he also serves on the faculty of the Division of Management teaching process improvement and value streams since 2010. He lectures nationally on process improvement and improving patient flow. He is board certified in Emergency Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and practices clinically in both the adult and pediatric emergency departments at MUSC.

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