Dr. Claudio Palma, MD

Dr. Claudio Palma, MD

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Dr. Claudio Palma, MD is a pain medicine specialist in San Francisco, CA and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 2000 and specializes in pain medicine.

1580 Valencia St Ste 703

San Francisco, CA 94110

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • Western Health Advantage

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Palma performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers

Dr. Palma's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

41  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

  • Santa Clara University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • UCLA Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palma's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palma to family and friends
8 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Palma's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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