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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
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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- 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.