Dr. Peter F. Townsend, MD

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Specializes in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery • Male • Age 59

1941 Limestone Rd Ste 101
Wilmington, DE 19808
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Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists
Limestone Medical Center
1941 Limestone Rd Ste 101
Wilmington, DE 19808
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Brandywine Medical Center
3401 Brandywine Pkwy Ste 101
Wilmington, DE 19803
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    Dr. Townsend's Experience

    Specialties

    • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
    • Excision of Radius or Ulna
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand Tendon Repair
    • Joint Drainage
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
    • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
    • Wrist Reconstruction
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Arthritis of the Elbow
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bone Disorders
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondrocalcinosis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Contracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Pain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
    • Wrist Injuries
    • Wrist Pain
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1985

    Residency Hospital

    Perelman School Of Medicine University Of Pennsylvania
    Complete in 1989

    Fellowship Hospital

    Cv Starr Hand Surgery Fellowship
    Complete in 1990
    St Lukes-Roosevelt Hospital Center/Columbia University
    Complete in 1990

    Undergraduate Schools

    University Of Colorado
    Graduated in 1979
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Townsend & Staff

    • English
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    5 out of 5
    - in Arnold, MD |

    I have broken many fingers and two broken wrists that Dr. Townsend has fixed. His surgery has allowed me to continue playing sports. He is great, super friendly.

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    5 out of 5
    - in Wilmington, DE |

    He was a very warm and caring doctor. He fixed my carpal tunnel 100%. I have no more pain!

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    Office Locations

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    Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists
    Limestone Medical Center
    1941 Limestone Rd Ste 101
    Wilmington, DE 19808
    (302) 655-9494 (Office)
    (302) 655-3559 (Fax)
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    Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists
    Brandywine Medical Center
    3401 Brandywine Pkwy Ste 101
    Wilmington, DE 19803
    (302) 655-9494 (Office)
    (302) 479-1559 (Fax)
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