Dr. David Palat, MD

Critical Care MedicineMaleAge 62

Dr. Palat
Telehealth services available

Pulmonary & Critical Care Srvcs

5 Palisades Dr Ste 100 Albany, NY 12205

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(518) 438-4496

Dr. David Palat, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Albany, NY and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Medical College Penn medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Albany Medical Center Hospital and Albany Memorial Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Palat to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Palat's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Wheezing

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(518) 438-4496

Dr. Palat accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
Blue Access (Select Network)-NY
Blue Priority (Select Network)-NY
Empire (Select Network)-NY POS
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO

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About Me


Dr. David Palat, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Albany, NY and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Medical...Read more


  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine


Einstein Coll Med
Fellowship Hospital
New York Hospital
Residency Hospital
Medical College Penn
Medical School


Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. David Palat, MD offer telehealth services?

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What are Dr. David Palat, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Palat frequently treats Sleep Apnea, Shortness of Breath, and Wheezing. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Palat treats.

Where is Dr. David Palat, MD's office located?

Dr. Palat's office is located at 5 Palisades Dr Ste 100, Albany, NY 12205. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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