Dr. William Handy, MD

Dr. William Handy, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. William Handy, MD is a family medicine specialist in Abingdon, VA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from THE BRODY SCH OF MED AT E CAROLINA UNIV in 1992 and specializes in family medicine.

389 Falls Dr NW

Abingdon, VA 24210

Contact Information

(276) 623-0740

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Handy's Experience

Dr. Handy's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • Malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

229  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 8/26/2013
    Nature of Complaint: OUT OF STATE CLAIM: VA. Reported by North Carolina Medical Board INCIDENT LOCATION: WISE, VA /// PHYSICIAN'S COMMENT: I did not diagnose or start patient any medications that caused the event. The patient has multiple medical problems and was on Plavix and Coumadin due to her severe pan atherosclerosis and coagulation disorder
    State: North Carolina
  • Settlement : 2014
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: INCIDENT LOCATION: NORTON, VA /// PRACTITIONER COMMENTS: decided to settle the case. have sent in the information to the board for review and they decided no further action to be taken
    State: Virginia
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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Handy's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Handy to family and friends
23 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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Dr. Handy's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

Zero stars. This guy really screwed me up. Ive never known him to be right about anything. He either lies or doesnt know what hes doing. He writes the worst possible scripts and doesnt understand their side effects. He simply doesnt care and is never wrong in his mind. Hes the worst doctor Ive...more
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Dr Handy is a very caring doctor. He takes his time with each patient and listens to you. Very good doctor.
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The greatest Dr. In Abingdon. Very caring about his patients. A doctor that goes above and beyond for the well being of all his patients. Has been my Dr since he moved to Abingdon. He will always be my dr. And my friend. Thank you for all you have done for me.
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I have accompanied my mother to see Dr. Handy several times and have found him to be and most caring, capable doctor. He makes her feel like he is concerned and takes the time to listen to her. That goes along way in the care of the elderly and I appreciate that greatly. Can't say the same for...more
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Great doctor, but horrible office staff. Office manager consistently rude. Phone calls never are returned.Used to be a much better practice.
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