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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
28 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Handy is Average. Dr. Handy has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
Promptness 2.5
Courteous Staff 3.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
Bedside Manner 3.0
Spends Time with Me 3.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Handy, MD is board certified in Surgery and Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Mesothelioma (Asbestos-related Cancer)

Education & Awards

Dr. Handy graduated from Duke University , Durham. He has 2 awards.

Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Handy has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Legacy Emanuel Hospital & Health Ctr 
  • Providence Portland Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. John Rutherfoord Handy MD is a male Surgeon, has 28 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. John R. Handy practice?
Dr. John Handy has 1 office location.
Dr. John Handy practices Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Portland, OR.
See Portland Surgeons and Portland Cardiothoracic Surgeons.