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  • Gastroenterologist

Vice President of Operations


Dr. Van Handel received his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry with honors from the University of Wisconsin.  He attended medical school at the University of Wisconsin and then completed an internship and internal medicine residency at the University of Arizona.  Dr. Van Handel was chief resident at the University of Arizona.  He then moved to Iowa where he completed his gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Iowa. He has been involved in clinical research throughout his medical training and while in practice.

His memberships include the American Gastroenterological Association, the American Association for the Study of Liver disease and the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America.

Special Interests

  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • General Gastroenterology
  • Hepatology

Education and Training

  • University of Wisconsin – Medical Degree
  • University of Arizona – Internship and Residency
  • University of Iowa – Fellowship

Personal Interests

In his leisure time, Dr. Van Handel enjoys running, traveling, spending time with family, and sporting events.


Hudson Physicians Specialty Center – 2651 Hillcrest Drive, Hudson, WI 54016

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