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About Dr. Douglas A Palma

Dr. Douglas A Palma, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Wilmington, DE, with other offices in Newark, DE and Kennett Square, PA . He has 22 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery, Trauma Surgery and Sports Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

28 Ratings with 8 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas A Palma is Good. Dr. Douglas A Palma has been rated by 28 patients. From those 28 patients 8 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Douglas A Palma is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Delaware Orthopaedic Surgeons

1941 Limestone Rd
Wilmington, DE 19808
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Delaware Orthopedic Specialist

1096 Churchmans Rd
Newark, DE 19713
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Douglas Anthony Palma Md

400 Old Forge Ln Ste 407
Kennett Square, PA 19348
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Specialties

Dr. Douglas A Palma has the following 3 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

    Trauma surgeons treat patients who come to emergency rooms and require surgery after any kind of accident. They know how to act quickly, assess the patient’s condition, and decide on a course of action. They work fast to coordinate with other physicians and specialists in the hospital if needed, such as neurosurgeons and radiologists, so they can properly diagnose the injury and stabilize patients.
    Common trauma injuries include bleeding, burns, brain or other internal injuries, shock and loss of limbs. Because they treat patients in traumatic situations, they’re also typically skilled in offering some level of emotional support to help the patient cope with confusion and grief that may result from their accident.

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Douglas A Palma has the following 3 expertise

  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis

Board Certifications

Dr. Douglas A Palma is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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First impression good. Surgery and after care not so good

Dr, P was very nice prior to and at surgery. His follow up care was abrupt and rude. After almost 3 months I am in severe pain and he says it is normal.. I started PT immediately and went for 8 weeks and did everything I was told to do and more. I will not return to him and I would not recommend him.

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Five Stars

I am extremely pleased with Dr. Palma and his secretary, Jenni. I was having a difficult time with another doctor and was referred to Delaware Orthopedics. I have had one surgery on my knee (and it is doing great), with the other knee yet to be repaired, and I have been very pleased so far with EVERYONE at Delaware Orthopedics and their Surgery Center.

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Dr. Palma is a great doctor!

I had a knee surgery and a shoulder surgery by Dr. Palma and he has really helped me. He listens, is sympathetic and knows what he is doing. He is very knowledgeable and I am extremely happy with the care I received from Dr. Palma as well as his entire staff. He is an expert at this, so if you listen to him and do what he recommends, you'll be in good shape! I highly recommend Dr. Palma.

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always rushed & not big on details

The doctor himself is pleasant enough. Expect to wait in excess of an hour for 3 to 5 minutes of the Dr's time. After my 2nd or 3rd appointment with him I typed up a report with all of my issues, complaints, etc. and handed it to him saying "I know you're pressed for time so I wrote up the problems I'm having". He also is not one to take an aggressive approach, he seems to prefer the long slow methods, which isn't very convenient when you have an injury and you're being told you need a knee replacement, but can't because you are too young and have to run after a 4 year old.

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This guy butchered my husband!

This dude must've learned surgery at a butchery! He maimed my husband who's now crippled because of his incompetence!

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  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • Temple University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Douglas A Palma accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross
    • Capital BC PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry DE PPO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
    • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • IBC
    • IBC Keystone HMO POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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