Dr. Christine Handanos, MD

Dr. Christine Handanos, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Female  |  
Age 54
(15)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

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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Top Care Areas

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Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoporosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Handanos has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Handanos' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Handanos to family and friends
3.7
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
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  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
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Dr. Handanos' Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Biddeford, ME
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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in Biddeford, ME
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...more
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in North Berwick, ME
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...more
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