Dr. Michael Palmer, MD

Dr. Michael Palmer, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
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Dr. Michael Palmer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Eureka, CA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1976 and specializes in general surgery, surgery, and more.

2321 Harrison Ave Ste C

Eureka, CA 95501

Contact Information

(707) 443-2248

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California

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Top Care Areas

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

Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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.

3  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Encephalopathy
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • 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
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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38  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

1 Sanction
  • Unprofessional Conduct (7/15/2016)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • St Paul Ramsey Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Louisiana State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • St Paul Ramsey Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Louisiana State University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

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.

Dr. Palmer's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends
34 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (12)

Dr. Palmer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I have greatly loved having Dr Palmer as 1 of my doctors in Eureka
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My first impression of the office staff was also unfriendly, non caring and bordered on rude. Dr Palmer is excellent. Would go to him for any surgery.
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Wonderful surgeon, horrible office staff. The office staff is incredibly rude, gives false information then denies it, and makes the overall trip a nightmare. I wish I could rate the office staff (especially Kristy, the front desk receptionist) as less than 1 star.
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Dr. Palmer is a compassionate, knowledgeable and skilled surgeon. I feel very lucky to have been referred to him. He quickly identified my medical issues and made arrangements immediately to correct them. I was very impressed when I overheard the surgery nurses discussing him just prior to my...more
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After 6 yrs of suffering I saw him and within2 months of determination my problem is solved and I feel the best I have in decades. He is incredible,talented ,easy to understand and kind. I think I really lucked out having his expertise and knowledge .
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