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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(16)
Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Peter Townsend is Excellent. Dr. Townsend has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
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Promptness 4.2
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Courteous Staff 4.4
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.9
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Follows Up After Visit 4.8
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Peter Townsend, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Townsend graduated from University of Pennsylvania , Philadelphia. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2012)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Delaware
Orthopaedic Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Wilmington, DE
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Affiliations

Dr. Townsend has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Christiana Care Health Services 
  • St Francis Hospital 

Languages

  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Peter Fedele Townsend MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 27 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Peter F. Townsend practice?
Dr. Peter Townsend has 2 office locations.
Dr. Peter Townsend practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Wilmington, DE.
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