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Kathleen Handal, MD

A long-standing believer in consumer education; Dr. Handal knows it does make a difference. She preaches ‘medical common sense’ and is well understood, as she uses simple yet accurate examples in non-medical terms. Her ability to explain medical concepts makes her a popular choice whenever the media requests a physician’s expertise. Read More…


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