Dr. Kevin Palmer, MD

Dr. Kevin Palmer, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
52 y/o
(25)

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Dr. Kevin Palmer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brooksville, FL. He graduated from Indiana University / School of Medicine and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

West Coast Surgical Associates

11373 Cortez Blvd Ste 201

Brooksville, FL 34613
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Accepted insurance

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

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

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Care Philosophy

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

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Breast Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • 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 Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Skin Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • 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
  • Laser Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Mastectomy
  • Microsurgical Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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

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

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

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

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Palmer does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Palmer and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Oak Hill Hospital

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Gallbladder Removal Surgery

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Dr. Palmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends
4.7
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Palmer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (6)

in Spring Hill, FL |
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....more
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Beverly Hills, CA |
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...more
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in Brooksvillel, FL |
Very professional, knowledgeable, and attention to detail......a great doctor
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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...more
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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...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Palmer accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
    Tampa Bay CoreNet
    Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Palmer has admitting privileges

Oak Hill Hospital
11375 Cortez Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34613
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Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
14000 Fivay Rd
Hudson, FL 34667
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