Dr. Mark Palumbo, MD

Dr. Mark Palumbo, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Mark Palumbo, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Providence, RI and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Massachusetts Medical School in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2 Dudley St

Providence, RI 02905

Contact Information

(401) 457-1595

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Spinal Stenosis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Neuroplasty
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Palumbo'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

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

61  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
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14  Procedures

  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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 Massachusetts Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Eastern Va Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Metrohealth Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rhode Island Hospital Lifespan
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Ma Mem Hlthcare University Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palumbo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palumbo's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palumbo to family and friends
37 total reviews (24 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (35)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Palumbo'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 (24)

Verified patient of Dr Mark Palumbo I had surgery of L4 and L5 and now all the pain has gone Thank you Dr Palumbo. I highly recomend him. He also has a wonderful staff.
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I suffered from severe cervical stenosis and was very fortunate to have Dr. Palumbo as my surgeon. Dr. Palumbo successfully performed a 3-level cervical laminoplasty and did superb job. Dr. Palumbo discussed all of my nonsurgical and surgical options, answered all my questions, and customized my...more
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What an amazing doctor! I had a herniated disc in my lower spine, and was in an enormous amount of pain. I was able to get into see him quickly because of a referral from my knee doctor, and he had me scheduled for surgery within the week. Although, we went on the fast track, it wasn't without an...more
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I'd like to thank Dr. Palumbo for giving me my life back Not being able to walk or stand up for more than three minuets at a time for 3 months Had L4, L5 & S1 surgery woke up in recovery & already could tell i was cured in less than a week i was up and walking better than ever
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Prior to seeing Dr P, I saw 3 practioners for sudden onset of acute unrelenting pain in my upper back, extending into my shoulder rendering my left arm useless. No one was able to identify a cause. Dr P. listened, did a brief exam & immediately rendered a diagnosis. He did my surgery, I awoke...more
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