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Dr. Michelle Palazzo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery ·  Female · Age 49

Dr. Palazzo

Dr. Michelle Palazzo, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery of the hand.


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Dr. Palazzo's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palazzo treats Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist more than 98% of her peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palazzo treats Osteoarthritis of Hands more than 98% of her peers

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

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palazzo treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Palazzo treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Palazzo's conditions and procedures:

  • Arm Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michelle Palazzo, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and plastic surgery of the hand.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Education

2006
University Of Louisville
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Georgetown University School Of Med
Fellowship Hospital
2004
St Louis University
Residency Hospital
1999
Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine
Medical School
2006
2005
2004
1999

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Dr. Palazzo's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palazzo

2.5

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
30%
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4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
55%
(11)

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My breast specialist, Dr. Hatmaker, recommended Dr. Palazzo, and they worked side by side during my breast surgery. Palazzo is skilled and competent. She understands the trauma of breast cancer, and spends face-to-face time explaining each step of her process. After she reviewed photos &...Read More
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I cannot say enough good things about Dr Palazzo and her staff!
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Not only is she unfriendly, she’s disinterested & uncaring! Do your due diligence, wish I had!!!
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Very long wait (one appointment wait was over 1.5 hrs) for such a minuscule visit from the doc (maybe 5 min). Defensive is a polite description of her character. Aloof also comes to mind. Went through the hassle of having an MRI but she never even looked at it. Billed 4 times (totaling over $1k) ...Read More
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Bedside manner is extremely poor. She is not friendly, timely, or personable. She barely relays details of her medical opinion. She openly scoffs at the residents who see you prior to her.
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