Dr. Erik Palmer, DO

Dr. Erik Palmer, DO

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(54)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Erik Palmer, DO is a family medicine doctor who practices in Palm Springs, CA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

555 E Tachevah Dr Ste 2W203

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Contact Information

(760) 323-4272

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • 4 More

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Dr. Palmer's Experience

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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 Family Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Palmer does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Bunion
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Depression
  • Chronic Digestive Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Otitis Media
  • Overweight
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Ringworm
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Allergy Shots
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Earwax Removal
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • HIV Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Immunization
  • Irrigation of Ear
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Primary Care for Adolescents
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Routine Gynecological Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • California State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Western Univ Of Health Sciences/College Of Osteopathic Medicine Of The Pacific, Western University Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Saint Barnabas Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Palmer has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Palmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends
3.1
based on 54 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (54)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (7)
  • 3
    (3)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (20)

Dr. Palmer's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Palm Springs, CA |
Dr. Palmer has consistently been one of the best physicians in town. With the changes in medicine he still cares and make sure that patients come first.
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Palm Springs, CA |
Dissatisfied with the care I received, unable to reach the doctor himself. Called about an urgent matter and was given no return call. Went to the office and was told "I'm sorry Dr. Palmer does not make phone calls. Three days later I'm in emergency surgery at Eisenhower. PA's are great for a cold,...more
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in Yucca Valley, CA |
Complete and total frustration with this office. No-one returns calls; lab tests are not ordered timely and results not shared unless you call and beg. Staff either does not know or not understand referral procedures. It was a gigantic headache dealing with this office. Dr. Palmer is nice but...more
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Palm Springs, CA |
Always plenty of time to answer my questions, and for me to ask questions.
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Palm Springs, CA |
Informative, detail oriented and patient - loved him.
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Dr. Palmer accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Delta Health System
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Desert Regional Medical Center
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