Durrell Handwerger, FNP-C, MSN, BSN

Durrell Handwerger, FNP-C, MSN, BSN

Durrell Handwerger, FNP-C, MSN, BSN

As a Family Nurse Practitioner, Durrell has been on the cutting edge of medicine. His science based medical expertise combined with his years of working with patients around the country give him a unique understanding of the importance for individualized medical care.

Durrell has always believed in the healing power of nature and has sought out therapies that support the body in the healing process. He has studied Eastern Medicine, including acupressure, Shiatsu and Chinese medicine. Over the course of many years of training, he has utilized in his practice natural healing therapies from all over the world. Durrell has extensive experience working closely with patients using his evidence-based medical training combined with the traditional use of herbal medicine and nutrients to help improve and better the lives of those with chronic diseases and for those who are looking to prevent disease. In addition, patients seek out Durrell for his experience in Functional Medicine for ageing well.

Patients feel very comfortable and welcome with Durrell, as he has extensive experience with natural healing plants and nutraceuticals that heal the body. His years of working as a Family Nurse Practitioner have given him a deep understanding of both modern medicine and natural medicine. These two combined help to find solutions that really work. Your path to health is tailored just for you in a safe, science-based, and professional manner.


HEALING COMES FROM WITHIN. Believing in the ability of the body to work closely with one’s mind and spirit. As a health practitioner, I know that WHOLE PERSON HEALTH is the key to well-being. Here at South Florida Integrative Health Center, we bring modern medicine and alternative therapies together: to blend, to combine, and to assure each person’s optimal health. We provide Wellness Education and facilitate Lifestyle Change in a simple and easy manner that makes all the difference to living life to the fullest. Feeling good and staying healthy are the goals for our patients.


  • Be a Listener
  • Be Thoughtful
  • Be Thorough
  • Be an Advocate
  • Be on the cutting edge of science
  • Be willing to go the extra step to make the difference in a patient’s life


  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Primary Care
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Medication Management
  • Natural Pain Management
  • Allergies
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Disease
  • Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Complex Pain Syndrome
  • Fatigue & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Digestion
  • Memory and Cognition


  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Depression
  • Eczema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Obesity
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Chronic Diseases


  • Adrenal health and stress management
  • Cardiovascular health
  • Healthy Metabolism
  • Anti Aging Lifestyle
  • Healthy Hormones
  • Weight Loss and Diet counseling
  • Fertility
  • Detox and body rejuvenation
  • Mood and behavior improvement
  • Optimizing brain function
  • Optimal Thyroid function