Dr. Nicholas G. Handanos, MD

Dr. Nicholas G. Handanos, MD

Internal Medicine | Male | 50 years old

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Dr. Handanos specializes in Internal Medicine and practices in Biddeford, ME. He practices at 1 location.

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in Biddeford, ME |
Absolutely no bedside manner. Borderline rude. Seemed rushed and impatient when asking about my medical problem. Very rough in his exam style. Actually hurt me and said later during the exam that he was sorry. Rushed me out of the exam room, so he could get to his next patient. Thankfully, he is not my regular doctor. She was unavailable. He said he was calling in a much needed prescription for pain. I had to call the office a day later, to remind him. A very unpleasant experience.
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Dr. Handanos' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Maine not available
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Dr. Handanos has received 1 sanction

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    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence (12/9/2014)
    • Action Taken: Consent Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Maine
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  • Internal Medicine

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  • Medical School
    Universidad Autonoma De San Luis Potosi, Facultad De Medicina

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    The Brooklyn Hospital Center (Cornell University System)

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    The Brooklyn Hospital Center (Cornell University System)

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    McGill University

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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  • Internal Medicine

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