Dr. Peter F. Townsend, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 57

1941 Limestone Rd Suite 101
Wilmington, DE 19808
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Hospital Quality

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Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital
4755 Ogletown Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists
Limestone Medical Center
1941 Limestone Rd Suite 101
Wilmington, DE 19808
Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists
Brandywine Medical Center
3401 Brandywine Pkwy Suite 101
Wilmington, DE 19803
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    Dr. Townsend's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injections
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Townsend

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.
    • 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 Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1989

    Fellowship Hospital

    Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia University
    Complete in 1990

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Colorado
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Townsend & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Townsend's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Townsend

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Townsend to family and friends

    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Townsend's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    27 responses
    same as
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    25 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 27 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Townsend
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    27 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    27 responses
    below
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Townsend accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists
    Limestone Medical Center
    1941 Limestone Rd Suite 101
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (302) 655-9494 (Office)
    (302) 655-3559 (Fax)
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    Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists
    Brandywine Medical Center
    3401 Brandywine Pkwy Suite 101
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302) 655-9494 (Office)
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