Nelson Handal, MD, FAPA, Represents Alabama with Inclusion into Renowned Publication The Leading Physicians of the World

The International Association of Healthcare Professionals (IAHCP) has carefully selected Nelson Handal, MD, FAPA, to represent psychiatry in their publication, The Leading Physicians of the World.  Dr. Handal’s selection is a significant representation of his passion and dedication for the field of psychiatry.  He is considered to be among the best among his many years in practice.

Dr. Handal is the Founder, Chairman, and Medical Director of the Dotham Behavioral Medicine Clinic in Dotham, Alabama.  He specializes in the practices of child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry.  A national consultant and speaker, Dr. Handal has been featured on news segments and other media outlets for his special field of interest, child adolescent psychiatry.  He was also featured in Business Week, and other publications.  Looking beyond the field of psychiatry, Dr. Handal was also instrumental in developing one of the first international telemedicine systems.

In 1996, Dr. Handal received his degree as Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from the University of Miami School of Medicine.  Since the beginning of his career, Dr. Handal has also been involved in over 30 extensive research trials regarding the use of psychotropic drugs in the treatment of psychiatric patients. He does public speaking, and holds the patent for the CliniCom Psychiatric Assessment Software.  In the past, Dr. Handal served as Medical Director for Laurel Oaks Behavioral Health Center.

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