Dr. Dean Palmer, MD

Accepting
New Patients

Dr. Dean Palmer, MD

Gastroenterology | Male

Digestive CARE 18503 Pines Blvd Ste 311, Pembroke Pines, FL 33029 Get Directions

Learn about this Doctor

Our commitment is to ensure the South Florida Community receives the ultimate access to a broad range of high-quality gastroenterology...   Read More

Dr. Palmer's Experience

96Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Palmer's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

1
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

Why It Matters: Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Gastroenterologynull
80
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

10
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims not available

    No malpractice history found for Florida.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 0
    Board Actions

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

    Languages Spoken

    Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

    Languages Spoken

      Visiting Dr. Palmer

      Dr. Palmer accepts 40 insurance carriers

      View all insurance carriers

      40 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      • Aetna
      • America's Health Choice
      • America's Health Insurance Plans
      • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
      • Assurant Health
      • AvMed
      • Beech Street (Multiplan)
      • Blue Cross Blue Shield
      • Careplus
      • Cigna
      • Coventry Health Care
      • Dimension Health
      • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
      • Florida Health Administrators
      • Galaxy Health Network
      • Golden Rule
      • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
      • Guardian
      • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
      • HealthPartners
      • Medicaid
      • MultiPlan
      • Mutual of Omaha
      • NALC Health Benefit Plan
      • Neighborhood Health Plan
      • Oxford Health Plans
      • PHCS
      • POMCO Group
      • Preferred Care Partners
      • Preferred Medical Plan
      • Sanus Health
      • Total Health Choice
      • Tricare
      • UniCare
      • UnitedHealthCare
      • USA Health and Wellness Network
      • USA Managed Care Organization
      • Vista Health Plan
      • WellCare
      • Worker's Compensation

      *Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment

      /* /.overlay-container */}

      Affiliated Hospitals

      Hospital Quality

      Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Palmer has admitting privileges.

      Hospital Quality Awards

      ×

      Reviewing Dr. Palmer

      Dr. Palmer's Review Details
      4.8 based on 21 responses
      Help millions around the nation find the right doctor by sharing your experience with your doctor.
      Key Survey Insights
      • Trustworthiness
         (21)
      • Helpfulness
         (21)
      • Staff
         (21)
      • Scheduling
         (21)
      Experience with Dr. Palmer
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (21)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (21)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (20)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (21)
      Dr. Palmer's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (21)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (21)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (21)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (21)
      Open Full Survey+
      in Pembroke Pines |
      Excellent Doctor explains everything.
      Have you seen Dr. Palmer?
      Are you Dr. Palmer? Post a response on your personalized profile.
      ×

      Specialties

      • Gastroenterology

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Palmer's Board Certifications

      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • Gastroenterology

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Anemia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Barrett's Esophagus
      • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
      • Benign Tumor
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Blood Disorders
      • Cancer
      • Celiac Disease
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Cirrhosis
      • Colitis
      • Colon Cancer
      • Colon Disorders
      • Colon Polyp
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Dehydration
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Diarrhea
      • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
      • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
      • Duodenal Ulcer
      • Duodenitis
      • Dysentery
      • Dysphagia
      • Enteritis
      • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Ulcer
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Esophagitis
      • Gallstones
      • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
      • Gastric Ulcer
      • Gastritis
      • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
      • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
      • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
      • Gastroparesis
      • Giardiasis
      • Heartburn
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hepatitis
      • Hepatitis A
      • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
      • Hepatitis C
      • Hernia
      • Ileus
      • Indigestion
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
      • Malnutrition
      • Mesenteric Panniculitis
      • Nausea
      • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
      • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
      • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
      • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
      • Pancreatitis
      • Peptic Ulcer
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Reflux Esophagitis
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Unexplained Weight Loss
      • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
      • Viral Hepatitis
      • Viral Infection
      • Vomiting Disorders

      Procedures Performed

      • Bile Duct Procedure
      • Colonoscopy
      • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
      • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
      • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
      • Fecal Impaction Removal
      • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Liver Biopsy
      • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Florida.

      • 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

      • Medical School
        University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences

        Graduated in 1995

      • Residency Hospital
        St. Mary's Health Center, St. Louis Mo
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
      • Undergraduate School
        University Of The Witwatersrand/Faculty Of Health Sciences

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        What is a recognized doctor
      • Media & Publications

        Dr. Palmer has no media or publications listed.

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
      ×

      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 Gastroenterology
      • Board certified in Gastroenterology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
      ×

      Why Does Experience Matter?

      Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

      ×

      Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Palmer

      Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

      Dr. Palmer's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Palmer

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
      ×

      Dr. Palmer's Care Philosophy

      Our commitment is to ensure the South Florida Community receives the ultimate access to a broad range of high-quality gastroenterology services including diagnostics and treatments. Dedicated to excellence in gastroenterology care, we are sure you'll find that our Digestive CARE physicians are among the very best in Florida.