Dr. Palma Shaw, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Female • Age 53
  
Dr. Shaw

Brigham & Wmns Hosp Vasclr Sgy

75 Francis St Boston, MA 02115

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(857) 307-1920

Dr. Palma Shaw, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Boston, MA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shaw has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Disorders and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection than other specialists in her area. She graduated from Hahnemann Universtiy - Philadelphia medical school in 1992. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca and Crouse Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Shaw to book an appointment.


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Dr. Shaw accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
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Practice Areas

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaw treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Shaw treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaw treats Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Shaw treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Venous Insufficiency
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaw treats Venous Insufficiency more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Shaw treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Typically treats 72% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Aortic Aneurysm
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaw treats Aortic Aneurysm more than 83% of their peers

Dr. Shaw treats this condition more than 83% of their peers

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shaw treats Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) more than 62% of their peers

Dr. Shaw treats this condition more than 62% of their peers

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Dr. Shaw's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lung Surgery
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Palma Shaw, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Boston, MA and has over 28 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Shaw has more experience with Peripheral Vascular Disorders and Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection than other specialists in h...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Education

Newark Beth Israel Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
St Viincent Hospital New York
Residency Hospital
Med University South Carolina
Internship Hospital
1992
Hahnemann Universtiy - Philadelphia
Medical School

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Locations

Brigham & Wmns Hosp Vasclr Sgy

Brigham & Wmns Hosp Vasclr Sgy75 Francis St Boston, MA 02115
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca

Ithaca, NY

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

Crouse Hospital

Syracuse, NY

59% Patient experience rating, 10% lower than the national average

Upstate University Hospital

Syracuse, NY

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average