Dr. Matti W. Palo, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 43

70411 Highway 21
Covington, LA 70433
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Dr. Palo:

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Dr. Palo's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Louisiana Heart Hospital
64030 Highway 434
Lacombe, LA 70445

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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

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Patient Satisfaction

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Louisiana Heart Medical Group
Covington Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
70411 Highway 21
Covington, LA 70433
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

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    Dr. Palo's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Ankle Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
    • Arthroscopic Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Surgery
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Knee Surgery
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
    • Tendon Transfer
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    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Arthritis
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Injuries
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
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    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Injuries
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Shoulder Diseases
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Instability
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Sports Injuries
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tendonitis
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Palo

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

    0 Sanctions

    • 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 Alabama School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1998

    Internship Hospital

    Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation

    Residency Hospital

    Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Palo & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    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. Palo's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Louisiana Heart Hospital where Dr. Palo has admitting privileges:

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    • Louisiana Heart Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Palo

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palo to family and friends

    15 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Palo's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    15 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    15 responses
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    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 12 responses
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    national average
    Experience with Dr. Palo
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    15 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    15 responses
    above
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Palo accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    Office Locations

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    Louisiana Heart Medical Group
    Covington Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
    70411 Highway 21
    Covington, LA 70433
    (985) 400-5566 (Office)
    (985) 400-5560 (Fax)
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