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Dr. Francesco Palazzo, MD

Bariatric Surgery*
4.8 (391)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Francesco Palazzo, MD

Dr. Francesco Palazzo, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Bariatric Surgery, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University Di Catania and is affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Dr. Palazzo, completed a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. Patients rated Dr. Palazzo an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Palazzo works at Jefferson Endocrinology Associates in Philadelphia, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Inguinal Hernia and Cholecystitis and Gallstones along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Palazzo's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Jefferson Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Program
    1300 Wolf St, Philadelphia, PA 19148 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680
  2. 2
    Jefferson Surgical Associates
    1101 Chestnut St Fl 8, Philadelphia, PA 19107 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680
  3. 3
    Jefferson Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery Program
    3 Crescent Dr Fl 4, Philadelphia, PA 19112 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (215) 395-9680

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Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Inguinal Hernia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Obesity
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Appendicitis
Ascites
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Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Lipomas
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Pelvic Abscess
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Acid Reflux Surgery
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Wound Repair
Abdominal Disorders
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Bone Cancer
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Cholangiocarcinoma
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Achalasia
Crohn's Disease
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Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
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Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Meckel's Diverticulum
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Pancreatic Cancer
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleura Cancer
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adjacent Tissue Transfer
Adrenalectomy
Adrenalectomy with Robotic Assist
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Atherectomy
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Colectomy
Dressing and Debridement of Wound or Infection
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision of Testicular Lesion
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemigastrectomy
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparotomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Nephrectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Renal Transplant
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Skin Grafts
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy with Robotic Assist
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Wedge Resection Colon
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerihealth
    • Assurant Health
    • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • Commercial Insurance Company
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    • Coventry Health Care
    • Devon Health
    • First Health
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Intergroup
    • Keystone Health Plan East
    • MultiPlan
    • One Net
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • QualCare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellPoint
    • Worker's Compensation

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.8
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    Based on 391 ratings
    Patient Ratings (391)
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    (346)
    4 Star
    (26)
    3 Star
    (7)
    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Italian
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1770621336
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Ucsf Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University Di Catania
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

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    Dr. Francesco Palazzo, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Palazzo is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Palazzo works at Jefferson Endocrinology Associates in Philadelphia, PA. View the full address on Dr. Palazzo’s profile.

    Dr. Palazzo has seen patients for Inguinal Hernia and Cholecystitis and Gallstones, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Palazzo on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    391 patients have reviewed Dr. Palazzo. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Palazzo.

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