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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Palma is Good. Dr. Palma has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 2.4
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.7
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Douglas Palma, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Palma graduated from Temple University Physicians, Philadelphia.


Dr. Palma has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Christiana Care Health Services 
  • St Francis Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Douglas Anthony Palma MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Douglas A. Palma practice?
Dr. Douglas Palma has 1 office location.
Dr. Douglas Palma practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Newark, DE.
See Newark Orthopedic Surgeons.