Dr. John D. Paletta, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 44

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Dr. Paletta's Experience

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Dr. Paletta's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Paletta Performs

  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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Hospital Quality

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Memorial University Medical Center
4700 Waters Avenue
Savannah, GA 31404
Effingham Health System
459 Highway 119 South
Springfield, GA 31329

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Paletta

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Georgia Institute For Plstc Sgy
Georgia Institute For Plstc Sgy
5361 Reynolds St
Savannah, GA 31405
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    Dr. Paletta's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Plastic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 2001
    • Plastic Surgery, 2014
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    • Breast Reconstruction
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Mastectomy
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    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Hidradenitis
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Second-Degree Burns
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Varicose Veins
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Paletta

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    York Hospital
    Complete in 1996

    Residency Hospital

    York Hospital
    Complete in 2000

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Pittsburgh
    Complete in 2002
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Paletta & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Paletta's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Paletta has admitting privileges:

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    • Memorial University Medical Center

    • Effingham Health System

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Paletta

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Paletta to family and friends

    14 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Paletta's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    13 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 13 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Paletta
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Paletta accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Golden Rule
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • Medicare
    • Meritain Health
    • Principal Life
    • Simplifi
    • Thrivent Financial
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    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
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    Office Locations

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    Georgia Institute For Plstc Sgy
    5361 Reynolds St
    Savannah, GA 31405
    (912) 355-8000 (Office)
    • Free Standing Surgery Center
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