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Jacob Handszer, MD

Jacob Handszer, MD

Pain Management

Dr. Jacob Handszer received his medical degree from New York Medical College. He completed his internship and residency at University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He has received for multiple years the "Top Doctors" award by Hudson Valley Magazine. Dr. Handszer is Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management and practices at the Carmel/Brewster Campus.


Carmel/Brewster Campus
185 New York 312
Southeast Executive Park
Brewster, NY 10509-2338


Awards & Recognition

Castle Connolly Top Doctor: 2013, 2015 - 2021

  • Hudson Valley Magazine: 2013-2015, 2017-2021



Undergraduate & Graduate

Duke University: 1987

Medical Education

New York Medical College: 1991


Obstetrics & Gynecology
University of Texas Medical School at Houston:1992


University of Texas Medical School at Houston: 1995


Pain Management
St. Luke's Roosevelt Hospital Center: 1996
Pediatric Anesthesia
University of Texas Medical School: 1995

Board Certifications

Anesthesiology, Pain Management: 2001, 2011
Anesthesiology: 1999


Hospital Affiliations

Putnam Hospital Center