Peter F. Townsend, M.D., FACS

Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton

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Specialties: Hand & Elbow, Fracture Care

Peter F Townsend, M.D., FACS | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Biography

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.  Dr. Townsend in now Delaware's elected representative to the American Academy of Orthopeadic Surgeons Board of Councilors.

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.

Specialties

  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery (Elbow, Forearm and Hand)
  • Upper Extremity Sports Medicine
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Arthroscopic/Endoscopic Surgery
  • Microvascular Surgery
  • Ultrasound

Medical School
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Residency
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Fellowship

  • CV Starr Hand Center, Roosevelt Hospital, and Hospital for Special Surgery, New York City
  • New York Mets baseball team
  • New York Philharmonic Orchestra
  • New York City Ballet

Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (FAAOS)
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand (CAQ Hand)

Professional Societies

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Delaware Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons, President
  • Medical Society of Delaware
  • National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference

Hospital Affiliations

  • Christiana Care Hospital System
  • St. Francis Hospital

Community Interests

  • Arthritis Foundation, Past President
  • Mike Clark Legacy Foundation
  • Boys and Girls Club of Delaware
  • Team Physician, Wilmington Friends School

Honors

  • Top Doctor by Delaware Today: 1998, 2000, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Top Doctor by Philadelphia Magazine: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Physicians

 

Damian M Andrisani, MD | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Damian M. Andrisani, M.D.

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton

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Bradley C Bley, D.O., FAAP, RMSK, CSCS | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Bradley C. Bley, D.O., FAAP, RMSK, CSCS

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Concussion Management, Ultrasound Guided Injections

Locations: North Wilmington, Newark, Middletown

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Steven M Dellose, M.D. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Steven M. Dellose, M.D.

Specialties: Hip, Knee, Joint Replacement, Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton

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Matthew D Eichenbaum, M.D. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Matthew D. Eichenbaum, M.D.

Specialties: Elbow, Wrist & Hand, Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton, Middletown

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Mark S Eskander M.D. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Mark S. Eskander, M.D.

Specialties: All Spine (Neck and Back Disorders)

Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton

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Brian J Galinat M.D. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Brian J. Galinat, M.D.

Specialties: Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Fracture Care

Locations: Stanton

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Andrew J. Gelman, D.O.

Andrew J. Gelman, D.O.

Specialties: Foot & Ankle, Fracture Care, Hand & Elbow, Hip, Joint Replacement, Knee, Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Forensic Orthopaedics

Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton, Newark

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Paul C. Kupcha, M.D.

Paul C. Kupcha, M.D.

Specialties: Foot & Ankle, Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton

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Joseph J Mesa, M.D. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Joseph J. Mesa, M.D.

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: Newark, North Wilmington, Middletown

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Douglas A Palma, M.D. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Douglas A. Palma, M.D.

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: North Wilmington, Newark

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J. Douglas Patterson, M.D. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

J. Douglas Patterson, M.D.

Specialties: Hand & Elbow, Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: Newark, North Wilmington, Middletown

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Katherine M Perscky, DPM | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Katherine M. Perscky, DPM

Specialties: Foot and Ankle

Locations: Newark, North Wilmington, Middletown

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Michael J Principe, D.O. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Michael J. Principe, D.O.

Specialties: Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: Newark, Middletown

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Nicholas F Quercetti III, D.O. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Nicholas F. Quercetti, III, D.O.

Specialties: Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: Newark

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John P Rowlands, MD | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

John P. Rowlands, M.D.

Specialties: Interventional Pain Management, Spine, Neck and Back Disorders

Locations: Limestone, Newark, North Wilmington

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James J Rubano, M.D. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

James J. Rubano, M.D.

Specialties: Hip, Knee, Joint Replacement, Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: Newark, North Wilmington, Middletown

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David K Solacoff, M.D. | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

David K. Solacoff, M.D.

Specialties: Foot & Ankle, Hand & Elbow, Knee, Knee Replacement, Hip, Shoulder, Sports Medicine, Trauma, Fracture Care

Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton

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Peter F Townsend, M.D., FACS | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Peter F. Townsend, M.D., FACS

Specialties: Hand & Elbow, Fracture Care

Locations: North Wilmington, Stanton

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Matthew V Voltz, D.O., ATC | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Matthew K. Voltz, D.O., ATC

Specialties: Sports Medicine, Concussion Management, Ultrasound Guided Injections

Locations: North Wilmington, Middletown, Stanton

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Physician Assistants

 

Robert Biddle PA-C | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Robert Biddle, PA-C

Joseph Cassidy, MS, PA-C | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Joseph Cassidy, MS, PA-C

Crystal DiMauro, PA-C | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Crystal DiMauro, PA-C

George Duffield, PA-C | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

George Duffield PA-C

Thomas Edwards, PA-C

Thomas Edwards, PA-C

Catherine Frescoln, PA-C | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Catherine Frescoln, PA-C

Geary Gutowski JR., PA-C

Geary Gutowski JR., PA-C

Daniel Maistre, PA-C

Daniel Maistre, PA-C

Thomas Merring, PA-C

Thomas Merring, PA-C

Regis Phelan, MPAS, PA-C

Regis Phelan, MPAS, PA-C

Matt Stump, PA-C | Delaware Orthopaedic Specialists

Matt Stump, PA-C

About Us

We are a multi-specialty group with fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeons, who have expertise in total joint replacement, fractures, foot and ankle, hand, spine, sports medicine, trauma, osteoporosis and general orthopaedics. Learn More.

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