Dr. Francesco Palazzo, MD

Dr. Francesco Palazzo, MD

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Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o
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Dr. Francesco Palazzo, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals

1100 Walnut St Fl 5

Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)

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Dr. Palazzo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Obesity
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palazzo treats Obesity more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Palazzo treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Esophageal Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palazzo performs Esophageal Surgery more than 31% of his peers

Dr. Palazzo performs this procedure more than 31% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palazzo treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Palazzo treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus

Dr. Palazzo's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Achalasia
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cancer
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagomyotomy
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastrectomy
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Splenectomy
Laparotomy
LINX® Reflux Management System
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Palazzo specializes in bariatric surgery & foregut surgery. "

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2008
    University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Residency Hospital
    2007
  • 2003
    Thomas Jefferson University
    Internship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    University Of Catania / Faculty Of Medicine and Surgery
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1997
    Universita Degli Studi Di Catania, Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia
    Medical School
    1997
  • Universita Degli Studi Catania
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Italian
  • English

Awards

Dr. Palazzo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palazzo

4.7

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Average Wait Time
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Dr. Palazzo's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Dr. Palazzo is a wonderful surgeon. He explained the GI procedure prior to surgery and gave an additional report after the surgery. I was able to go out the next day. His staff are very nice as well. Thank you Dr. Palazzo.
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This was my first choice and I have absolutely no regrets !!! They put my mind at ease and made me feel and know wholeheartedly that everything was going to be just fine...
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I can’t say enough about Dr. Prosser he just on surgeries on my husband, my mother, and I. He and his office staff has been very kind, accommodating, and gentle with all of us. I would highly recommend him for any needed procedures and would use him again in a heartbeat for any future procedures...Read More
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Devon Health
Devon Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthPartners
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Intergroup
Intergroup PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
One Net
One Net PPO
Private HealthCare Systems
Private HealthCare Systems PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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