Dr. Richard Palesano, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 55
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Dr. Richard Palesano, MD
Dr. Richard Palesano, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Mobile, AL. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Palesano is affiliated with Infirmary Health - Mobile Infirmary.

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2880 Dauphin St

Mobile, AL 36606

Contact Information

(251) 473-1900

Dr. Richard Palesano, MD

Dr. Richard Palesano, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Palesano's Experience

Dr. Palesano's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp


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  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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.


  • University Of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palesano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palesano's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palesano to family and friends
based on 28 total reviews (14 with comments)
Dr. Palesano's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (14)
Fairhope, AL |
He was great. His staff was excellent. I recommend him to anyone.
in Mobile, AL |
Very nice! First time I used him. Cleared my problem , would use him again.
Fairhope, AL |
Dr. Palesano did s thorough exam and went right to the source of my sinus problem. Prompt recommendation and I am on road to recovery. He will remain my doctor. Thank you
Mobile, Al |
Wonderful doctor!
Mobile, AL |
Dr. Palesano is the best of the best! I became his patient over 10 yrs ago, as a teenager. I have never been left questioning a diagnosis or treatment. He has remained spot-on with every one of my appointments. His nurses are equally fantastic!! I cannot say enough about Dr. P and the quality of his practice!
in Mobile, AL |
Might I say the best. Courteous, good bed side manner, fast, efficient. Quick to get an appointment and helpful with all of my ear and sinus issues.
in Saraland, AL |
I highly recommend Dr. Palesano and staff. He was extremely kind and thorough with my visit. He had a genuine concern for my illness. His staff was so sweet and made me feel like I had been a patient for years and it was my first visit.
in Saraland, AL |
I've had many doctors, but never one so pleasant and caring. He gave me accurate medical advice for my diagnosis. He continued to work with me even months after my operation. He is great with children. All doctors should strive to have his upstanding bedside maner.
in Mobile, AL |
Dr. Palesano was very kind, compassionate, and helpful. His expertise was evident. So happy we had the opportunity to meet with him!
Mobile, AL |
Dr. Palesano did an excellent job diagnosing my problem. He had all the right tools and demonstrated tremendous competence.
in Daphne, AL |
Dr. Palesano has taken care of my 18 year old and 6 year old sons. He has always been compassionate, engaging and dealt with both of them on their level. He was able to distract my 6 year old son with humor, etc. so that he could examine him without my son experiencing any anxiety. We have always had a great experience with his staff as well and they work us in as soon as possible.
in Spanish Fort, AL |
Dr. Palesano is the only doctor I trust to treat my son's sinus issues. He takes time to listen to what my son has to say and then explains what is going on in a manner that my son and I can both understand. A+++
in Mobile, AL |
He took his time to explain to me what my problem could be
in Mobile Al |
Love him! You will be so pleased with the results!
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Dr. Palesano accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Palesano has admitting privileges

Infirmary Health - Mobile Infirmary
5 Mobile Infirmary Cir
Mobile, AL 36607
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