Dr. Kevin V. Palmer, MD

Dr. Kevin V. Palmer, MD

General Surgery | Male | 51 years old

Board certified physician serving Hernando county.Read more

West Coast Surgical Associates
11373 Cortez Blvd Ste 201
Brooksville, FL 34613 Get Directions
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4.7
based on 23 total surveys (4 with reviews)
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in Brooksvillel, FL |
Very professional, knowledgeable, and attention to detail......a great doctor
in Spring Hill Florida |
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 one of their family members. Being in my 20s and being diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer was hard enough. He and his office staff took care of tough things, so that I didn't have to.
in Spring Hill, FL |
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 at length using the DaVince Robot, which was fascinating ...... I recommend Dr. Kevin Palmer highly....go to his website to learn more about this surgeon.
in Spring Hill, FL |
He performed gall bladder surgery and my experience was excellent. I believe his skill, bedside manner, knowledge, and ability to take care of me were all top grade.
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Dr. Palmer's Care Philosophy

Board certified physician serving Hernando county.

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 General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • 5
    Malpractice Claims

    Dr. Palmer has 5 malpractice claims

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    • Settlement (11/25/2013)
    • Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    • State: Florida
    • Settlement (3/20/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    • State: Florida
    • Settlement (7/18/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: HERNANDO COUNTY
    • State: Florida
    • Settlement (4/21/2015)
    • Amount or Range: $165,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: HERNANDO COUNTY
    • State: Florida
    • Settlement (11/12/2012)
    • Amount or Range: $250,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: PASCO COUNTY
    • State: Florida
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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hernia
  • Melanoma
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Indiana University / School of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    University of California
  • Residency Hospital
    University of California

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mastectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy