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Serving the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire of Georgia and South Carolina.

Douglas A. Hanzel, M.D., FCCP

Douglas A. Hanzel, M.D., FCCP


Sleep Medicine


Board Certification:

American Board of Internal Medicine; National Board of Medical Examiners, Pulmonary Medicine


Internal Medicine Residency, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH

Medical School:

Doctor of Medicine, Wright State University, Dayton, OH


Clinical/Research Pulmonology and Critical Care, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


American College of Physicians, Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians; Georgia Medical Society; Medical Assocation of Georgia

Hospital Affiliations:

St. Joseph's/Candler
4.7 out of 5
466 Patient Ratings


Dr. Douglas A. Hanzel is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the National Board of Medical Examiners. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio and completed his residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Hanzel specializes in pulmonology and sleep medicine and is an active member of several medical societies such as the American College of Physicians, American College of Chest Physicians, Georgia Medical Society, and the Medical Association of Georgia. 

Patient Reviews

May, 2022

Clear, concise and, candid. Great doctor!

May, 2022

The staff here are amazing! The ladies at the counters have always been nice to me. The waiting rooms, exam rooms and bathrooms have always been super clean. My doctor's nurse, Nicole, is awesome! Super nice,she listens to what you're saying and is very knowledgeable about things. I'm so glad I found Dr. Hanzel. He listens to you when you talk and you can tell that he cares about what you're going thru. He diagnosed my OSA and recommended I try the cpap. It's only been a couple months using it, but it has changed my life! He knows what he's talking about! He probably saved my life! I know for a fact, he changed the quality of my life and I'll be forever thankful! So yes, if you're looking for someone with his expertise, I would definitely recommend him!

October, 2021

Thoroughly welcomed and appreciated Dr. Hanzel?s professionalism and selflessness. He sat down and talked to me like a long time friend w/o concern for his next schedule. I truly felt I had his undivided attention and he genuinely desire the best for me.

August, 2021

I love all my physicians at South Coadt health! Office staff is also phenomenal!

August, 2021

I have been a patient at Southcoast for many years b& have been very satisfied with my care. Clarice Wadsworth

July, 2021

Extremely responsive with follow up items & prescription

June, 2021

I just want to compliment Nicole. She is Dr Hanzle?s PA. She is amazing. Very kind, helpful and professional Thank you Nicole Nancy B

May, 2017

Dr. Hanzel is one fantastic doctor. I just moved from Knoxville, Tn.and had to find a new doctor. Dr. Hanzel was referred me to Dr. Hanzel. It was a great choice.

January, 2017

Pleasant, genuinely interested and accommodating in me as a client. I was there for about 5 minutes to be called in to see the doctor. There was no time wasted. The staff asked me about my other family members. That makes me have a family atmosphere and welcoming experience. I will always recommend my friends to this place and to any doctor at your facility.

December, 2016

Am waiting for a call from Southcoast Imaging to schedule my Chest CT Scan. Over all very good services.

December, 2016

Each time I visit Dr. Hanzel's office everything and everyone is coordinated, pleasant, and friendly. Dr. Hanzel is kind and thorough in his counsel and examination. He gives constructive criticism that is easy to accept. Thank you Dr. Hanzel!

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