Dr. DePalma graduated from the Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in 1987. While working towards his DPM, he and his wife welcomed a daughter named Stephanie. He began private practice (continuing his father's practice which opened in 1954) in 1988, the same year his second daughter, named Samantha, was born. Dr. DePalma is certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (1995 - current).
In the evenings and on the weekends, Dr. DePalma enjoys spending time with his family and working on the property of his country home.