Dr. Ellen Palen, MD

Dr. Ellen Palen, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Ellen Palen, MD is a family medicine specialist in Midlothian, VA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in family medicine.

2367 Colony Crossing Pl

Midlothian, VA 23112

Contact Information

(804) 323-1264

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Optima Health
  • 5 More

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Dr. Palen's Experience

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Dr. Palen's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

91  Conditions Treated

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10  Procedures

  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • University Of Virginia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Cjw Medical Center Chippenham Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Chesterfield Family Practice
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • University Of Virginia
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palen's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palen to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Palen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

She is very knowledgeable, and has a good bedside manner. I personally have had problems with her listening to me and accepting the fact that I am not going to take any more Staten drugs as they have made my muscles weak and have suffered a lot of pain well taking it. The office is difficult to...more
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Dr. Palen is the best primary care doctor I have seen. She takes time with her patients, explains things and really listens to your concerns. I recommend her to everyone!
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Too often she focuses on herself, rather than hearing what the patient is saying. Medical care is compromised. She can become aggressive in her interactions.
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