Dr. James Palmer, MD

Dr. James Palmer, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. James Palmer, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth in 1994 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3400 Civic Center Blvd Fl 3

Philadelphia, PA 19104

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% 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.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

60  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Oh State Univ Coll Of Med and Pub Hlth
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Georgia Nasal & Sinus Inst
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palmer's Reviews

3.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends
13 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Palmer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Great doctor and person helped me out enormously with my nasal problems would absolutely recommend for any ent problems
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Dr. Palmer is a conscientious doctor and a good surgeon. However, he is ALWAYS running over an hour late for EVERY appointment and offers no apologies for the poor scheduling.
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Dr. Jim Palmer does unnecessary surgery on his patients. He tries to convince every patient to do unnecessary surgery and then he performs unnecessary surgery on those patients he successfully convinces which are many because they trust him. Don't let this guy do unnecessary surgery on you. What a...more
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