Dr. April C. Palmer, MD

Dr. April C. Palmer, MD

Family Medicine | Female | 39 years old

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Dr. Palmer specializes in Family Medicine and practices in Shreveport, LA. She practices at 1 location.

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4.3
based on 21 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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in Bossier City |
I absolutely love Dr Palmer! She has always gone above and beyond to help me with any and all issues I may be having at the time, and doesn't flit in and out of the room with 'quick responses' like many do! She encourages me and I always leave with a more positive attitude!!! I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HER!!!
Shreveport, LA |
Do not go to this physician. Her, the PA, and her office employees are rude and gave me the runaround and the PA Kristen Bass did not follow through with what she said she was going to do. Very poor service.
in Shreveport, LA |
I put a one because I had to; I'd never recommend her or her PA Kristin to anyone. Kristin failed to fax over a prescription and when i noticed at the pharmacy, I called and had to go without it for 3 days. I called about having bad side effects from a new med and she didn't return my call and I'm still Without preventative migraine meds. She actually terminated my care because her lead receptionist lied and said my family who had the right to call was Hostile amongst other untrue things.
in Shreveport, LA |
Dr. Palmer is extremely professional, knowledgeable, and caring. She has helped me through several health issues. I am thankful for her. She is a wonderful doctor who cares deeply about her patients. I always get my lab results back from her in a timely fashion.
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  •  Specializes in Family Medicine
  •  Board certified in Family Practice
  •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Family Practice

Conditions Treated

  • Allergies
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Emphysema
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Injuries
  • Menopause
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State University School Of Medicine In Shreveport

    Graduated in 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Professional Affiliations

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Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Breast Exam
  • Immunization
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Stitches
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Wellness Examination