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

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Due to the increased number of cases of COVID-19, we are limiting visitors to our offices and requesting that adult patients come to their appointments alone. Exceptions will be made if assistance or a caregiver is needed. For pediatric patients, please limit to one parent or caregiver, exceptions considered.

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Douglas A. Hanzel, M.D., FCCP

Douglas A. Hanzel, M.D., FCCP


Internal 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


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. 

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