Dr. Katharine Palla, DO
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Internal Medicine | Female

Care Philosophy

I believe in treating patients individually and comprehensively--by assessing their physical, mental, and nutritional health.

Biography

I am Dr. Katharine Palla, and I invite you to partner with me in achieving your best health.  I will take the time to get to know you as a patient and a person.  Together we can work to reach your goals for healthy living.

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Dr. Palla's Reviews

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4.8
based on 25 total surveys (11 with reviews)
Dr. Palla'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 Reviews (11)
Dr. Palla is a great choice if you are looking for a new general doctor. She really listens to what you have to say, asks good questions and does a thorough job of trying to figure out anything of concern. In addition she will personally call you with test results and goes through everything to make sure you understand the results and what you need to do moving forward. I highly recommend her.
in Montclair, NJ |
Dr. Palla is fantastic and every great review I read before my visit with her is 100% justified! Not only is she a great physician, more importantly, she LISTENS to you, asks questions and treats you as a whole person, not just an isolated injury or illness. She is extremely prompt about follow-up and calling with test results.
paterson nj |
i had my yearly checkup with her a year ago, plan on seeing her again this year. appt was easy to may office was clean receptionist was friendly Dr. Palla asked many questions and answered all of mine. made me feel at ease.
in Woodland Park, NJ |
Have been with Dr. Palla about one year now. Loved her on my 1st visit and like her even better now. She’s warm, down to earth and and I’m always impressed with her professional expertise. Couldn’t ask for a better doctor or better care! Wish I'd found her years ago.
in Caldwell, NJ |
A smart Doctor and a great lady.
in West Orange, NJ |
Amazing doctor, really caring, listening, and try to understand the patients.
in Elizabeth, NJ |
You are never going to find a more compassionate Dr. than Dr. Palla, She cares very much about all her patients, and she will always answer every question you ask her truthfully. There isn't any other Dr. I would go to but her. It took me along time to get insurance, but I am very glad Dr. Palla takes my insurance. Go to her once, and I guarantee you will return!!!
in Newark |
She was great. It was my first time with her and she asked me every question imaginable, which was refreshing since no other doctor ever took the time. She sat there and listened to me and even comforted me when I started to have an anxiety attack. I couldn't or wouldn't ask for any other doctor.
Newark, NJ |
For years I have been searching for a Doctor who is going to consult with me for more than 5 minutes and care about my health and concerns. I found that in Dr. Palla. She is a wonderful Doctor. She does not rush, she has a great bed side manner and most importantly she hears my concerns and does everything in her power to help figure things out. She is sincere and truly cares for her patients. I will not go to any other Doctor and I would highly recommend her to anyone.
in Roseland, NJ |
Dr. Palla has been my PCP for the past year and a half. She is a very skillful and knowledgeable professional. Dr. Palla demonstrates her sincere care and concern for her patients by taking the necessary time to ask and answer any questions or concerns.
Bloomfield, NJ |
Dr Palla is thoughtful, intelligent and very thorough. I never feel rushed, she sits with me and talks about every aspect of my life that may be contributing to my concerns. I feel comfortable discussing everything with her and know she will make decisions with me for my care. Thank-you
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Dr. Palla says...

I am Dr. Katharine Palla, and I invite you to partner with me in achieving your best health.  I will take the time to get to know you as a patient and a person.  Together we can work to reach your goals for healthy living.

Dr. Palla's Care Philosophy

I believe in treating patients individually and comprehensively--by assessing their physical, mental, and nutritional health.

Dr. Palla's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • COPD-Like Dyspnea
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Symptomatic Menopause

Education

  • Medical School
    Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    Umdnj-Union Hosp

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    Morristown Medical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus

    Graduated in 1989

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Spirometry
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination