Dr. Kevin Palmer, MD

Dr. Kevin Palmer, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
53 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Kevin Palmer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brooksville, FL. He specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.Read his story

West Coast Surgical Associates

11373 Cortez Blvd Ste 201

Brooksville, FL 34613
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Port Placements or Replacements
very high
more than 95% of peers
Vascular Disease
more than 34% of peers
Carotid Artery Disease
more than 29% of peers

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Dr. Palmer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Palmer "Kevin V. Palmer, MD is Board Certified in General Surgery, and received his medical degree from the University of Indiana Medical School. Dr. Palmer completed an Internship and a Residency in General Surgery at the University of California in California. Dr. Palmer specializes in general surgery at Oak Hill Hospital, and treats conditions/performs procedures such as: breast surgery, thyroid, stomach, colorectal surgery, hernia repair, laser procedure and surgery, minimally invasive procedure and surgery, robotic assisted surgery, wound care and vascular surgery. Dr. Palmer is a practicing surgeon with West Coast Surgical Associates in Brooksville, Florida."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Palmer "Board certified physician serving Hernando county."

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

29  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

Background Check

3 Malpractice Claims
  • Settlement : 4/21/2015
    Amount or Range: $165,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: HERNANDO COUNTY
    State: Florida
  • Settlement : 5/10/2016
    Amount or Range: $175,000.00
    State: Florida
  • Settlement : 11/25/2013
    Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    State: Florida
0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of California
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of California
    Residency Hospital | Completed

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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I had gallbladder surgery and can't say enough about Dr. Palmer and his staff. Dr. Palmer's staff have been very personal and caring and take time to get to know you as a person, answering any questions. Dr. Palmer is very professional and takes the time to explain the surgery and recovery....Read More
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Dr. Palmer came very highly recommended and i was not disappointed at all! His bedside manners were exemplary and skill were just outstanding. I would not hesitate to highly recommend him if he should meet your requirements for surgery. Not just Dr. Palmer, his entire staff were very...Read More
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Very professional, knowledgeable, and attention to detail......a great doctor
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Dr. Palmer performed a mastectomy on me, as well as my chemo port placement. He is wondeful, kind, and very thorough. I appreciate everything he has done for me, including finding me an amazing oncologist to partner up with against the monster that is cancer. His office staff treated me as if I was...Read More
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Dr. Palmer removed my gallbladder with DaVinci robotic assisted surgery on March 1, 2016 at Oak Hill Hospital. He provided me with excellent care, before, during and after the surgery. I specifically appreciated his knowledge, kindness, confidence and experience. He explained the entire surgery...Read More
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