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Dr. Nathan Hammel, MD

Hip & Knee Orthopedics
4.5 (15)
Map Pin Small Encinitas, CA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Nathan Hammel, MD

Dr. Nathan Hammel, MD is an Orthopedic Hip & Knee Surgery Specialist in Encinitas, CA. Dr. Hammel, completed a fellowship at University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Hammel, completed a residency at Naval Med Ctr San Diego. Patients rated Dr. Hammel an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Hammel works at Scripps Physicians Medical Group in Encinitas, CA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Hammel's Office Locations

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    Scripps Physicians Medical Group
    332 Santa Fe Dr Ste 110, Encinitas, CA 92024 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (760) 943-6700

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  • Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Encinitas
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

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    About Dr. Nathan Hammel, MD

    Specialties
    • Hip & Knee Orthopedics
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1558435644
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Naval Med Ctr San Diego
    Residency
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Hammel works at Scripps Physicians Medical Group in Encinitas, CA. View the full address on Dr. Hammel’s profile.

    15 patients have reviewed Dr. Hammel. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Hammel.

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