Dr. Christine Handanos, MD

Dr. Christine Handanos, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Christine Handanos, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Biddeford, ME and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

46 Barra Rd

Biddeford, ME 04005

Contact Information

(207) 282-3349

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
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Dr. Handanos' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoporosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Handanos treats Osteoporosis more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Handanos treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deficiency-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Disuse Osteoporosis
  • Drug-Induced Osteoporosis
  • Hyperthyroid Osteoporosis
  • Idiopathic Osteoporosis
  • Juvenile Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Related to Cancer
  • Postmenopausal Osteoporosis
  • Pregnancy-Associated Osteoporosis
  • Primary Osteoporosis
  • Secondary Osteoporosis
  • Senile Osteoporosis
  • Transient Osteoporosis of Hip
Hypothyroidism
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Handanos treats Hypothyroidism more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Handanos treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Thyroid Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Handanos treats Thyroid Disease more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Handanos treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Handanos' conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
Craniopharyngioma
Cushing's Syndrome
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Insipidus
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Gynecomastia
Hashimoto's Disease
Hyperaldosteronism
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Retina Diseases
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

Dr. Christine Handanos, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Biddeford, ME and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1994
    University Of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Fellowship Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    University Of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    University Of New Mexico / Main Campus
    Internship Hospital
    1990
  • 1989
    University Of Vermont / College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1989
  • 1985
    McGill University
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Languages

  • French
  • English

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Dr. Handanos' Reviews

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3.6

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
6.25%
(1)
1 Star
31.25%
(5)

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I have never felt so invisible with a doctor, as I have with Dr. Handanos. Ten minutes, if I was lucky, is the most I ever spent in her office. Cold woman...does not even pretend to care. If you ask a question, she gets irritated and gives you a pamplet and says "read this". One winter 3 yrs...Read More
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I switched Doctors several years ago, and was happy I did. Dr. Handanos is very thorough, and listens to any concerns I have. I highly recommend her.
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I was on my period for 2 wks & also newly diagnosed as hypothyroid. I was on thyroid medication and birth control. She barely spent any time with me. Told me I should take a pregnancy test even though I'm on bc and my boyfriend is sterile. Told me if I kept bleeding to come back. No help. I went...Read More
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I have been to see her four times. Each time she has been very cold and uncaring, treating me like she doesn't even want to deal with me at all. One appointment literally lasted 5 minutes. When I asked questions she sighs like it's too much trouble to answer me. The tests that she orders don't...Read More
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Aetna
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Anthem
Pathway X Enhanced/Ind Guided Access ME
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Guardian
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Tricare
Humana
Tricare
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate POS
Options PPO
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