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Dr. Douglas Anthony Palma MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
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Dr. Douglas Palma has 6 office locations.
Orthopaedic Specialists
1096 Old Churchmans Rd
Newark, DE 19713

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Locations and availability (6)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

2.5
  • Currently 2.5 of 4 stars
(13)
Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Palma is Good. Dr. Palma has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.7
  • Currently 2.7272727272727 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.3
  • Currently 2.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 1.5
  • Currently 1.4545454545455 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 2.6
  • Currently 2.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.6
  • Currently 2.6363636363636 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.4
  • Currently 2.3636363636364 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.2
  • Currently 2.2 of 4 stars

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.


Affiliations

Dr. Palma has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Christiana Care Health Services 
  • St Francis Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Palma accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Independence Blue Cross - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Delaware - 1 plan


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Douglas A. Palma practice?
Dr. Douglas Palma practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Newark, DE.
Additional practice locations include: Hockessin, DE and Wilmington, DE.
See Newark Surgeons.