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Specializes in Family Medicine • Male • Age 52

1783 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10035
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Dr. Palmer's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Metropolitan Hospital Center
1901 1st Ave
New York, NY 10029
Harlem Hospital Center
506 Malcolm X Blvd
New York, NY 10037

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MADISON AVENUE OPHTHALMOLOGY
MADISON AVENUE OPHTHALMOLOGY
1783 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10035
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    Dr. Palmer's Experience

    Specialties

    • Family Medicine
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
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    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Broken Nose
    • Cholesteatoma
    • Chronic Laryngitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Chronic Tonsillitis
    • Conductive Hearing Loss
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Deafness
    • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
    • Headache
    • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Leukoplakia
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    • Lip Cancer
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Otitis Media
    • Outer Ear Infection
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Perforated Eardrum
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Salivary Gland Cancer
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
    • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • TMJ
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tongue-Tie
    • Tonsil Cancer
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for New York.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of The West Indies, Jamaica, Faculty Of Medical Sciences
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Palmer & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Palmer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Harlem Hospital Center

    • Metropolitan Hospital Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Palmer's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.9 out of 5

    7 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Palmer

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

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    MADISON AVENUE OPHTHALMOLOGY
    1783 Madison Ave
    New York, NY 10035
    (212) 348-6001 (Office)
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