Dr. Joan DiPalma, MD

Dr. Joan DiPalma, MD

Save
Pediatric Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
64 y/o
(9)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joan DiPalma, MD is a pediatric gastroenterology doctor who practices in Philadelphia, PA. She is 64 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

Nemours duPont Pediatrics

833 Chestnut St Frnt 3

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Get Directions

Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Intergroup

Learn about Dr. DiPalma

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Dr. DiPalma's Experience

0%ExperienceMatch
Dr. DiPalma's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Gastroenterology
  • Board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatrics
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
1

Specialties

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
2

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*
14

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Dysphagia
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Nausea
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vomiting Disorders

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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 Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University, Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. DiPalma has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. DiPalma does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. DiPalma and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. DiPalma's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. DiPalma to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. DiPalma's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Norristown, PA |
Dr. DiPalma has helped me through figuring out my 8 year old son's stomach issues when all other doctors brushed them off as nothing. She is a partner and will advocate to go to great lengths to leave no stone unturned. Tonight she even talked to me while food shopping to insure I was buying the...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?
in West Chester, PA |
Dr.DiPalma is one of the best! Compassionate, caring, and has a wonderful bedside manner. My daughter loved her. We sought her care as a 2nd opinion (previous GI doctor failed to listen to all the symptoms). Dr. DiPalma listened to the entire history and discussed possible conditions thoroughly...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?
in Media, PA |
Loved her. Best GI doctor I have meet.
Flag this
Was this helpful?
in Exton, PA |
Dr. Dipalma was absolutely wonderful with our little boy. She took time to truly understand not only the problem, but his whole health history, and how that might factor into his care. She was kind and sweet, and her office followed up with us several times to make sure he was progressing well with...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?
Media, PA |
Dr. Dipalma is a comprehensive, thorough and warm physician. I felt very comfortable speaking with her about concerns I had about my child's health and felt I could trust her professional recommendations and advice. She took a lot of time during our initial appointment to gather a holistic picture...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?

Visit Dr. DiPalma

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. DiPalma accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Select
  • Amerihealth
    Personal Choice PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • 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
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • 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
  • One Net
    One Net PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
    Private HealthCare Systems PPO
  • QualCare
    QualCare HMO
    QualCare PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. DiPalma has admitting privileges

View Hospital Profile
Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Rd
Wilmington, DE 19803
View Hospital Profile

More Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialists like Dr. DiPalma at Nemours duPont Pediatrics

Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist
(1)
Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist
(4)