Dr. William Handelman, MD

Dr. William Handelman, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
69 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. William Handelman, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 41 years. He specializes in internal medicine and family medicine.Read his story

Bay Area Medical Center

6399 38th Ave N

Saint Petersburg, FL 33710
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Humana

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Dr. Handelman's Experience

Dr. Handelman's 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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Handelman's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Handelman "Dr. Handelman is a 1977 graduate of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his internship in the United States Public Health Service Hospital in New Orleans, Louisiana; and he completed his internal medicine residency at the Medical Center of Central Georgia in Macon, Georgia which is part of the Mercer University School of Medicine program. Dr. Handelman received fellowship training in Cardiology at Robert Packer Hospital through the Guthrie Clinic. This is located in Sayre, PA. Dr. Handelman has had 20,000 hours of Emergency Room experience as well as extensive in hospital and intensive care experience. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and is on active staff at several of our local hospitals."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Handelman "CanCare Clinic for Canadians and Visitors strives to provide quality Healthcare for Canadians and Travelers visiting or wintering in the Tampa Bay and St. Petersburg, Florida area. We want to be your hometown physician while away from home. Healthcare while you are in the United States should not be a dilemma. Our Florida Healthcare Clinic is here to meet your needs and provide you with the high-quality Healthcare you customarily received in Canada. We want your stay in Florida and in the United States to be pleasant, comfortable, healthy and worry free."

2  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

66  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • University of Louisville
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • United States Public Health Services
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Floyd Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mercer University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Robert Parker Hospital - Guthrie Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Handelman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. William Handelman, MD
We were on vacation from Montreal, Canada and my mom had a stroke. Dr. Handelman treated her. My mom can’t stop talking about Dr. H saying how thorough, patient and kind he is. He took his time to explain everything, we never felt rushed and he answered all her questions. Very friendly Dr. and very...Read More
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Georgia & Maria Topalidis in Montreal, Canada, Canad – Jul 27, 2018
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I've been a patient for 2 years, and my son is now a patient. We find him to be very friendly and informative. I never love going to the doctor, but he seems to be a good one!
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St. Petersburg – May 14, 2018
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This guy knows his stuff. Within 36 hours found my Pancreatitis and had me back on track. Serious condition but dealt with quickly and effectively. Had no clue about his work history until seeing this site but it looks like he has a lot of practical experience to rely on.
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John in FLA – Jan 16, 2018
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Dr. Handelman has been my 94 yr old mother for many years. She was recently taken by ambulance to the hospital for high blood pressure and confusion. She has been in the hospital for 2+ days and after a TEE and other tests, after many calls to both him and his office I cannot get him to call me...Read More
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White Cloud, MI – Sep 01, 2017
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