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Dr. Melissa Palma, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology ·  Female · Age 45

Dr. Palma

MetroWest Physician Services

260 Cochituate Rd Ste 101 Framingham, MA 01701

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Dr. Melissa Palma, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Framingham, MA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.


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4.5

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Excellent caring doctor, very very thorough.
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Unfriendly and very cold. Being OB/GYN doesn't read reports sent to her by the hospital. She just does her 5 minutes time and walks away. Doesn't provide any kind of information. She expects us to know everything. I wouldn't recommend her to anyone.
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Best Doctor who understands the patients need and gives apt treatment . She is someone who we can trust blindly and leave everything to her. Trust her judgement , she is someone who doesn't talk nonsense and very professional in her behavior .
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Biography

Dr. Melissa Palma, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Framingham, MA and has been practicing for 17 years. She graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

St Joseph Hospital Chicago Il
Residency Hospital
2002
Tufts University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2002

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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(508) 532-7510

Dr. Palma accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Palma's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Syphilis Screening
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palma performs Syphilis Screening more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Palma performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Gestational Diabetes
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palma treats Gestational Diabetes more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Palma treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palma performs Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP) more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Palma performs this procedure more than 95% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Excision of Cervix

Dr. Palma's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Female Infertility
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Wound Repair

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69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)