Dr. Karen Palmer, DO

Dr. Karen Palmer, DO

Family Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Karen Palmer, DO is a family medicine specialist in Portsmouth, NH and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health in 1997 and specializes in family medicine.

25 NH Ave Ste 100

Portsmouth, NH 03801

Contact Information

(603) 431-2516

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • MVP Health Care
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Palmer's Experience

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
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Palmer "I enjoy Family Medicine because it allows me the opportunity to work with patients not only on their chronic illnesses, but also healthy preventative measures. In addition, treating patients of ages from the infant stages to the elderly is challenging and extremely rewarding."


  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination


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Background Check

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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.


  • Wittenberg University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine And Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Madigan Army Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Madigan Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends
based on 16 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

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Dr. Palmer's Performance

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Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
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Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

in Portsmouth, NH
Dr. Palmer is a committed, warm and conscientious practitioner who inspires trust.
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in NH
I saw Dr. Palmer because my regular physician was not able to get me in for an unexpected sickness. She was FANTASTIC!! She took a great deal of time discussing my concerns and making sure I was comfortable with the solution. Her attentiveness was very refreshing! I would highly recommend her!
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in Portsmouth, NH
Karen is a great doctor. She is very caring.
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in Portsmouth, NH
I feel fortunate to have found a pleasant and competent doctor in Dr. Palmer. Having moved to the area a year ago it wasn't easy trying to choose the best fit for me. I would definitely recommend her to family and friends.
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in Seabrook, NH
Dr Palmer and her staff are the most caring, thoughtful and thorough staff I have ever dealt with. The compassion this staff gives you should not go unrecognized, I am very thankful and grateful that she was recommended to me. I am a 52 year old female in very good health. I presented at the...more
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