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Specialties & Research
Dr. Thomas Palella, MD is board certified in Rheumatology.
- He has special expertise in 15 areas:
- Bursitis / Adhesive Capsulitis
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Lyme Disease
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
- Polymyalgia Rheumatica
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Education & Awards
Dr. Palella graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. He has 2 awards.
Dr. Palella has 7 hospital affiliations:
- Northwest Community Hospital
- Holy Family Medical Center
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Palella accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 19 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois - 1 plan
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- Where does Dr. Thomas Palella practice?
Dr. Thomas Palella practices Rheumatology near Des Plaines, IL.
See Des Plaines Rheumatologists.