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Dr. Carlos Palacio, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Palacio

Coastal New Hampshire Neurosurgeons

330 Borthwick Ave Ste 300 Portsmouth, NH 03801

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Dr. Carlos Palacio, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portsmouth, NH and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Northwestern University Med Sch in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(603) 433-4666

Dr. Palacio accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Palacio's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palacio treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Palacio treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palacio treats Spondylosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Palacio treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palacio treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Palacio treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Palacio's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Craniotomy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Carlos Palacio, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portsmouth, NH and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Northwestern University Med Sch in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Childrens Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
Northwestern University Med Sch
Medical School
1983
1981
1977
1976

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Palacio's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palacio

4.6

Based on 34 reviews

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1 Star
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A top notch physician I am thankful to have had him conduct my surgery and after care
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The most competent and caring doctor I've ever worked with. Dr. Palacio performed two back surgeries (20 years apart) - each of which was completely successful. I was nearly pain free the day immedicately after surgery (with the exception of the incision). But the leg pain was gone.
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Best diagnostician and surgeon around. Great listener, compassionate doctor. I highly recommend him
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Everyone in the office treated us with respect and ensured that we understood everything that was wrong with my wife's back. Also explained what the future plans were to help her back. THANK YOU you all made my wife very comfortable and hopeful for a better back and a better life with less pain.
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I had a ruptured disc and immediately thought of Dr Palacio. He did a wonderful job that left me able to get off meds quickly. Jo on the other hand was a bit condescending and flippant. I was disappointed in her accusations of getting meds elsewhere...she had limited info and I had been contracting with a pain clinic prior to surgery.
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Dr. Palacio is by far the best surgeon I have ever dealt with. He took the time to listen to my condition, then very methodically order tests and procedures to make sure when it was time for my surgery he knew exactly at what level my problem was. He is a very skilled neurosurgeon. Also after surgery he followed my recovery for six months and when I had my final visit he said not to hesitate to call with any concerns. He truly is a genuine, compassionate man. Lucky for us, he's a doctor.
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Dr. Palacio is the doctor we all hope to find for our medical concerns. Absolutely a first rate professional. Very highly recommended!
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He patiently explained my condition and the treatment options thoroughly.
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Dr Palacio is very caring and respectful of your concerns. He listens and spends all the time you need , answers your questions and makes you feel like you matter.
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Kind, attentive to my pain and physical needs, listened attentively, and compassionate.
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One of the nicest surgeons I have ever met!! Listened to my concerns, didn’t rush appointment and answered all my questions. In spite of complications , it was the best experience I have ever had with a surgeon. Also, the nicest of office staff. Jo his NP, wonderful!, Sue his office nurse, wonderful. Would highly recommend!!!
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I have received care from Dr. Palacio since 1995 and have been continually impressed by his talent, professionalism and sincerity. In addition to being an excellent surgeon, Dr. Palacio is a very warm, caring person who can explain things in laymen terms, which puts me at ease. I can't offer enough praise for him, as he is one of the nicest people you will ever meet!
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Very easy to talk to, listened to my concerns.
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The best team one could ask for.
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Dr. Palacio is always attentive and thorough. He listens and takes your concerns seriously.
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