Dr. David Palmer, MD

Dr. David Palmer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
65 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. David Palmer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in ear, nose, and throat, allergy & immunology, and more.

ENT Specialists

4000 S 700 E Ste 10

Salt Lake City, UT 84107
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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Ameriben
  • Assurant Health
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Conseco
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Palmer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Otitis Media
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Tube Placement
very high
more than 92% of peers
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Palmer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Palmer "You, the patient, are the most important person to our practice. We are committed to providing the best possible medical care. Excellence is our goal. We have worked to provide a full range of service and have highly trained and knowledgeable staff who have been together for some ten years plus. We look forward to being part of your medical team."

4  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

77  Conditions Treated


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71  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Audiometry
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Biopsy
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Breath Testing
  • Carbon Dioxide Laser Skin Resurfacing Treatment
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Congenital ENT Surgery
  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Removal
  • Endoscopic Laser Therapy
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • ENT Surgery
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Fracture Care
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Repair
  • Laser Microsurgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Microlaryngeal Surgery
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Packing for Epitaxis
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nasopharyngoscopy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Removal of Foreign Body from Ear
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sleep Study
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Spirometry
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Thyroplasty
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Tympanometry


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

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.


  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • Medical College of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Penn State Univ
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Penn State Univ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Palmer does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Palmer and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Palmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends
20 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Palmer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Failed to even suggest ideas other than a hearing aid for someone with serious ear, balance, pain, dizzy, mental fog, ear canal swollen, hearing issues except buy a hearing aid. Seriously I was beyond disgusted. Then told you may have tumor why tell someone that and stress them and the family out...more
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Dr. Palmer is amazing. To all the negative comments on here- consider this- maybe you are just impatient, rude, not in need of an ENT and SHOULD see your primary care doc. Dr. Palmer is fantastic and he knows his stuff, I'd go back to him any day.
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I feel like this office was not truthful in the treatment time. The staff was very rude and unfriendly. I feel like they were out for the money more then wanting to help. I will never recommend this office to anyone.
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I am very sorry about the experience you have had, this does not appear to represent what we stand for and I hope we can help remedy our mistakes. Would you please call our office 8012684141 and ask to speak with Ben our Practice Administrator about your visit. We are more than happy to work with you to help fix any wrongs and hopefully allow you to see a wonderful practice who care for their patients like so many others have had the opportunity to experience.

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The Doctor not very helpful. They rip you off... They billing department was rude
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Please let our administrator know of any billing concerns you may have. We unfortunately are unable to change rates that are set by insurance companies but we are more than happy to work with you on a variety of payment options. We would love to help any way possible.

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I made an appointment with Dr. Palmerin Jan 2017. i didn't get a chance to work with the Dr. Palmer who i made an appointment with but the guy at the clinic who i refused not to talk with but they keep insisting me to speak with him. A month and half later, they sent me a bill to pay out of my...more
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