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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Palma Shaw is Excellent.
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Specialties & Research
Dr. Palma Shaw, MD is board certified in Surgery and Vascular Surgery.
- She has special expertise in 2 areas:
- Flu (Human Influenza)
- Vascular Surgical Procedures
Education & Awards
Dr. Shaw graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. She has 2 awards.
Dr. Shaw has 5 hospital affiliations:
- Brigham and Women's Hospital
- South Shore Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Shaw accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- Aetna - 3 plans
- United Healthcare - 2 plans
- Boston Medical Center Health Net Plan - 3 plans
- Cigna - 2 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts - 15 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Humana - 6 plans