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Donald Palmadessa, MD

Board Certified Gastroenterologist located in Douglaston, NY

Meet Dr. Palmadessa

As the founding member of Palmadessa and Brodsky Gastroenterology Associates, board-certified physician Donald Palmadessa, MD, welcomes new and existing patients to the practice. He’s provided expert internal medicine and gastroenterology care to patients in Douglaston, New York, and beyond for more than four decades. 

Dr. Palmadessa completed his undergraduate studies on a full scholarship, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Fordham University in the Bronx, New York. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from the prestigious State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn.

Dr. Palmadessa completed a competitive internship and internal medicine program at the Downstate University Hospital/Kings County Medical Center in Brooklyn, which is now part of NYC Health + Hospitals. To further his expertise, Dr. Palmadessa completed a comprehensive gastroenterology fellowship at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. 

Dr. Palmadessa is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology through the American Board of Internal Medicine. He also maintains professional memberships in such organizations as the American College of Gastroenterology, the American GastroenterologicalAssociation, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American College of Physicians. 

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Palmadessa actively participates in teaching medical residents and gastroenterology fellows at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and New York-Presbyterian Queens. Dr. Palmadessa previously served as director of gastroenterology at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Queens, where he headed the Quality Assurance Program for better patient care. 

Because he’s fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian, Dr. Palmadessa can converse with patients who tend to struggle with language barriers in a medical setting. Dr. Palmadessa provides patient-centered care that allows patients to receive the education they need to be involved in the decision-making processes during their treatment. 

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As the founding member of Palmadessa and Brodsky Gastroenterology Associates, board-certified physician Donald Palmadessa, MD, welcomes new and existing patients to the practice. He’s provided expert internal medicine and gastroenterology care to patients in Douglaston, New York, and beyond for more than four decades. 

Dr. Palmadessa completed his undergraduate studies on a full scholarship, graduating summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Fordham University in the Bronx, New York. He earned his Doctor of Medicine from the prestigious State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn.

Dr. Palmadessa completed a competitive internship and internal medicine program at the Downstate University Hospital/Kings County Medical Center in Brooklyn, which is now part of NYC Health + Hospitals. To further his expertise, Dr. Palmadessa completed a comprehensive gastroenterology fellowship at SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. 

Dr. Palmadessa is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology through the American Board of Internal Medicine. He also maintains professional memberships in such organizations as the American College of Gastroenterology, the American GastroenterologicalAssociation, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, and the American College of Physicians. 

Outside of the clinic, Dr. Palmadessa actively participates in teaching medical residents and gastroenterology fellows at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and New York-Presbyterian Queens. Dr. Palmadessa previously served as director of gastroenterology at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Queens, where he headed the Quality Assurance Program for better patient care. 

Because he’s fluent in English, Spanish, and Italian, Dr. Palmadessa can converse with patients who tend to struggle with language barriers in a medical setting. Dr. Palmadessa provides patient-centered care that allows patients to receive the education they need to be involved in the decision-making processes during their treatment. 


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Accepted Insurances

The following insurances are currently accepted at our office. If you have an insurance that is not listed, please contact us and we will be able to assist.

Aetna
Affinity
Fidelis
Health First
HIP
Humana
MagnaCare
Medicaid
Medicare
Oxford
United Health Care
VNS
WellCare