Dr. Paul Handleman, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Family Medicine, Neurology, Occupational Medicine
San Rafael, CA 94903 (2 other locations)
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About Dr. Paul Handleman DO

Dr. Paul Handleman, DO is a doctor primarily located in San Rafael, CA, with other offices in Oceanside, CA and San Rafael, CA. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Family Medicine, Neurology, Occupational Medicine.


Dr. Paul Handleman has 3 locations

Marin County Cdpc Unit 899 Northgate Dr San Rafael, CA 94903
Dr. Paul Handleman 3142 Vista Way #206 Oceanside, CA 92056
Dr. Paul Handleman 899 Northgate Dr. #400 San Rafael, CA 94903


Dr. Paul Handleman has the following 4 SPECIALTIES

An osteopath is a physician who is trained in the philosophy of osteopathic medicine. These doctors have a D.O. degree which stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, as opposed to M.D. for Medical Doctor.Osteopathic medicine differs from conventional medicine, which is sometimes referred to as allopathic medicine, in that they incorporate a type of manual therapy called Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) into their treatment in which they manipulate the spine in order to relieve pain when other methods have not been successful. This is reflective of the philosophical difference between the two types of physicians; osteopaths are trained to treat the body as a whole in the belief that the body is structured with the ability to heal itself while medical doctors treat specific illnesses or symptoms.Overall, osteopaths and medical doctors in the US are both equally qualified to treat patients and they work in the same settings and provide the same treatments.


33 Years Experience

Michigan State University College Of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduated in 1988

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Dr. Paul Handleman graduated from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1988. His medical career began in family medicine with an emphasis on musculoskeletal problems and osteopathic ...

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