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Michael DePalma, MD, Physical Medicine/Rehab, Richmond, VA, Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital


Physical Medicine/Rehab Richmond, VA

Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine (Non-Surgical)

Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine

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Education & Training

  • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    University of Pennsylvania Health SystemFellowship, Interventional Spine Medicine, 2003 - 2004
  • Ohio State University Hospital
    Ohio State University HospitalResidency, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2000 - 2003
  • OhioHealth/Riverside Methodist Hospital
    OhioHealth/Riverside Methodist HospitalInternship, Internal Medicine, 1999 - 2000
  • Medical University of South Carolina
    Medical University of South CarolinaClass of 1999
  • University of Pittsburgh
    University of PittsburghB.S., Neuroscience, Magna Cum Laude, 1991 - 1995

Certifications & Licensure

  • VA State Medical License
    VA State Medical License 2004 - 2024
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1999 - 2005
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2003 - 2005
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Pain Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Virginia Living Magazine, 2017
  • Stow Lecturer, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Ohio State University, 2016
  • Best Basic Science Paper SIS, 2016
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Cellular supplementation technologies for painful spine disorders  
    DePalma, MJ, Gasper, J.J., PMR, Regenerative Medicine, 1/1/2015
  • Corticosteroid choice for epidural injections  
    DePalma, M.J., Stout A., Kennedy, D.J., PM&R, 1/1/2013
  • Is the history of a surgical discectomy related to the source of chronic low back pain?  
    DePalma MJ, Ketchum JM, Saullo TR, Laplante BL, Pain Phys, 1/1/2012
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • Do prevalence rates of symptomatic facet joint arthropathy and asymptomatic facet joint arthropathy concur?
    DePalma, M, Ketchum JM, World Congress on Osteoarthritis, Barcelona, Spain, 1/26/2012
  • The relationship between sources of low back pain and precipitating motor vehicle collision.
    DePalma, M, Ketchum JM, Korshi T, Kouchouk A, Powell D, Ruchala M, PM&R, 1/1/2010
  • Multivariate analyses of age, gender, and BMI on the source of low back pain.
    DePalma, M, Ketchum JM, Kouchouk A, Powell D, Queler ED, Ruchala M, PM&R, 1/1/2010
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  • Diagnosing Sacroiliac Joint Pain: Clinical Predictor Variables. 
    Tampa, FL - 1/22/2018
  • How to Perform Intra-articular Sacroiliac Joint Injections. 
    Tampa, FL - 1/22/2018
  • Value of Sacroiliac Joint Blocks to Diagnose Sacroiliac Joint Pain. 
    Tampa, FL - 1/22/2018
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