Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD

Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 48
(17)
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Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery and sports medicine.

950 Campbell Rd

Houston, TX 77024

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture 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)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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)

in 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...more
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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...more
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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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