Dr. April Palmer, MD

Dr. April Palmer, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. April Palmer, MD is a family medicine specialist in Shreveport, LA and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport in 2003 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

1811 E Bert Kouns Industrial Loop Ste 120

Shreveport, LA 71105

Contact Information

(318) 212-2841

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Best Life & Health Insurance
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Palmer's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
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Dr. Palmer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Palmer "Dr. April Callaway Palmer is a lifelong resident of Shreveport, Louisiana. She believes that growing up in this community gives her an advantage when it comes to understanding the concerns of the people in and around her hometown. Dr. Palmer attended public schools in Caddo Parish and is a graduate of Caddo Magnet High School. She received her undergraduate degree from Centenary College where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. She then completed her medical school training at LSUHSC-Shreveport, graduating in 2003. During medical school Dr. Palmer was named a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society, which recognizes the top medical students each year. She chose to pursue Family Medicine because she valued the relationships with her patients and enjoyed taking care of a wide variety of medical conditions and ages of patients. She began her Family Medicine training with an internship at the University of Texas Health Center in Tyler. After that year she decided to come back home to Shreveport. She finished her residency training in the Family Medicine Residency at LSUHSC-Shreveport in 2006. She served as Chief Resident during her final year of residency. Dr. Palmer is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine with her first certification in 2006 and recertification in 2016. Dr. Palmer has had a successful and growing private practice in Shreveport since 2006. She is grateful and humbled that over the years many people in the community have entrusted her with their healthcare. In 2013, Kristen Bass, PA-C, joined Dr. Palmer's practice. Kristen brought a wealth of experience from the hospital and other healthcare settings and instantly became a valuable partner, helping to care for the growing number of patients each day. In 2016, Dr. Palmer and Ms. Bass were excited to move their practice to WK Pierremont Health Center and they established Family Medicine Partners at Pierremont. In addition to practicing medicine, Dr. Palmer is a very proud mom of two children who attend public schools in Caddo Parish. She believes being a mom is her highest calling in life and loves spending time with her son and daughter and participating in their many activities. She and her children love animals and have five pets at home. She enjoys cooking, playing the piano and travelling anytime she can. \"
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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

133  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Mole Removal
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Lsu Health Sciences Center, Shreveport
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. April Palmer, MD
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I was changing doctors due to my own doctor's retirement. They took a great deal of information over the phone and said they'd "check it out" and get back to me. It has been over two weeks, and I still haven't heard a word. I have no idea how good/bad she or Kristen may be, but their front desk...Read More
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I like Dr Palmer. She's nice and informative and will refer you out to another doctor and make recommendations if you have trouble outside her scope. Her nurse and staff are always kind.
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Both Dr. Palmer & Kristen Bass are very caring medical professionals. Both make me feel comfortable & will answer every question I have. Dr. Palmer often sits beside me & listens. She doesn't rush in & out. Their new nurse is great too. I feel I am in capable hands when I am sick.
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Dr.Pamer is an excellent provider!! I couldn't ask for a better family doctor!! Incredible bedside manner!
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I absolutely love seeing Dr April Palmer!!! She listens and is very thorough! I'd recommend her to anyone looking for a new Dr, because she really makes you feel comfortable!
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