Peter F. Townsend, M.D., FACS


Bullet Damian M. Andrisani, MD

Bullet Bradley C. Bley, DO
Bullet Steven M. Dellose, MD
Bullet Matthew D. Eichenbaum, MD
Bullet Mark S. Eskander, MD
Bullet Brian J. Galinat, MD
Bullet Andrew J. Gelman, DO
Bullet Paul C. Kupcha, MD
Bullet Joseph J. Mesa, MD

Bullet Douglas A. Palma, MD
Bullet J. Douglas Patterson, MD
Bullet Katherine M. Perscky, DPM

Bullet Michael J. Principe, DO

Bullet Nicholas F. Quercetti, DO
Bullet James J. Rubano, MD
Bullet David K. Solacoff, MD
Bullet Peter F. Townsend, MD
Bullet Matthew K. Voltz, DO


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Peter F. Townsend, M.D.

Peter F. Townsend, M.D.

Specialties: Hand & Elbow, Fracture Care


Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton


Dr. Peter F. Townsend has practiced in Wilmington, Delaware, since 1990. Serving the community where he was born and raised, Dr. Townsend is a hand surgeon and founding partner of Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists.


Dr. Townsend graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, where he also completed his orthopaedic residency, followed by a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at both the Roosevelt–St Luke’s Hospital and Cornell’s Hospital for Special Surgery. Elected to the American College of Surgeons in 1994, he has also served on the editorial board of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, had his work published in many peer-reviewed journals, and has presented his work on international stages. Dr. Townsend was elected President of the Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons in 2014, and has been Delaware’s representative to the National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference since 2013.


Having been the team physician for several area high schools, Dr. Townsend is an active participant in charitable and other community events. He has frequently been named a “Top Doc” in Delaware Today magazine and Philadelphia magazine. Dr. Townsend enjoys being outdoors while mountain biking, fishing, scuba diving, and doing occasional triathlons.




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University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine




Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine







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