Dr. Francis Palermo, MD

Dr. Francis Palermo, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Francis Palermo, MD is a cardiology specialist in Newark, DE and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV in 1984 and specializes in cardiology.

620 Stanton Christiana Rd Ste 301

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Palermo'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

  • Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Delaware.

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

  • JEFFERSON MED COLL-THOS JEFFERSON UNIV
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • Med Ctr Dela
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Graduate Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palermo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palermo's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palermo to family and friends
26 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Palermo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

I have taken my mother to see Dr. Palermo for the past couple of years. Even though I like Dr. Palermo, who is quite knowledgeable in his field, my mother (93) and I have had to wait a minimum of 2 hours in his waiting room EACH time we've had an appointment. That is extremely hard on my mom..!! ...more
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i have been talking client's to Dr. Palermo for 11 years. in the beginning, it was a very nice office, with nice professional staff. no complaints then. But now.... somewhere in the last 2-3 years, the old office staff have been replaced with new. the new staff are rude, unhelpful and generally...more
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Very difficult to schedule an appointment. They do not agree with what the insurance company requires them to do about collecting or fees they charge. The whole staff is very rude.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Palermo for over 6 years but not any more! His staff has to be the most unpleasant of any I have ever had to deal with! They are borderline rude and do not show any concern for your needs. I just can't understand how a good doctor would put up with that. Either way my...more
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Dr. Palermo is very personable and knows what he is doing. However, his office staff needs to be fired, especially those at the front desk. One in particular, Liz, was very rude to my wife, and to her primary care physician. She even sent a letter to my wife, telling her she is no longer a...more
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