Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(17)
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Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD
Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Houston, TX. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Palumbo is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

950 Campbell Rd

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

(713) 464-0077

Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD

Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Guardian
  • 7 More

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Sprain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Palumbo does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Tommy John Surgery
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of California At Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Uc Davis Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of California, Davis-Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • The Indiana Hand To Shoulder Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Palumbo has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Palumbo has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palumbo's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palumbo to family and friends
4.8
based on 17 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Palumbo's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
Houston, TX |
Dr. Palumbo and his fantastic staff supported me through two wrist surgeries. Prior to meeting Dr. Palumbo, my wrist did not heal correctly from a bad break. I am a musician and this injury was devastating for me. After my first appointment with Dr. Palumbo and his staff, I was convinced that he was indeed a skillful doctor and I made the decision to put my wrist’s fate in his hands. Put simply, it was the right decision. My wrist is 100% better now. Thank you Dr. Palumbo and crew!
Saw Dr. Palumbo today and was very impressed with his practice. Ladies in reception were very professional as were his assistants. Office and waiting area is very clean and organized. Staff is very friendly and efficient. Dr. Palumbo was very attentive, thorough, and patient as I described my pain issues and concerns. He walked me through steps to my recovery and answered all my questions. I was in and out and wait in lobby and exam room was less than 5 minutes. I would recommend him- definitely
in Houston, TX |
I felt he spent sufficient time with me and explained my condition and the options. He answered all questions I had and made be feel very comfortable.
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Dr. Palumbo accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
    Open Access
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Guardian
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • Meritain Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Palumbo has admitting privileges

Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center
921 Gessner Rd
Houston, TX 77024
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