Dr. David J. Palmer, MD

Dr. David J. Palmer, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 62 years old

Dr. David Palmer is passionate about ophthalmology and compassionate with his patients. Dr. Palmer believes that every aspect in care--from the moment a patient arrives in the exam room to the most delicate surgical procedure--is important to understanding individualized treatment approaches, communication, and patient well-being.Read more

David J Palmer MD
111 N Wabash Ave Ste 1609
Chicago, IL 60602 Get Directions
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Dr. David Palmer is passionate about ophthalmology and compassionate with his patients. Dr. Palmer believes that every aspect in care--from the moment a patient arrives in the exam room to the most delicate surgical procedure--is important to understanding individualized treatment approaches, communication, and patient well-being.Read more

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Dr. Palmer's Care Philosophy

Dr. David Palmer is passionate about ophthalmology and compassionate with his patients. Dr. Palmer believes that every aspect in care--from the moment a patient arrives in the exam room to the most delicate surgical procedure--is important to understanding individualized treatment approaches, communication, and patient well-being.

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Dr. Palmer's interest is in cataract, glaucoma, and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Dr. Palmer's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • The Glaucoma Book, 2010
    • Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers, and Imaging, 2008
    • January Glaucoma Month
    • Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness and January Glaucoma Month

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Michael Reese Hospital And Med Center

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Illinois Hospital and Health System

    Completed in 1984

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Massachusetts Eye/Ear Infirmary

    Completed in 1985

  • Undergraduate School
    Indiana Univ

    Graduated in 1976

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy