Dr. Michael Palmer, MD

Dr. Michael Palmer, MD

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Dr. Michael Palmer, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Princeton, NJ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Rome-La Sapienza, Faculty Of Medicine & Dentistry, Rome, Italy in 1983 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

325 Princeton Ave

Princeton, NJ 08540

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Palmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palmer treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Palmer treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palmer treats Spinal Stenosis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Palmer treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palmer treats Spine Disorders more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Palmer treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Palmer's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Acupuncture
Acute Postoperative Pain
Adhesive Capsulitis
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arthritic Rehabilitation
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Disorders
Botox® Injection
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Disorders
Broken Arm
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Block
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
Cervical Facet Joint Injection
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain Management
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Injuries
Electrodiagnostic Testing
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Facet Joint Pain
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Impar Block
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Injection
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Sprain
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Disc Degeneration
Lumbar Herniated Disc
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Sympathetic Block
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medical Acupuncture
Medical Branch Block
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Blocks
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Pinched Nerve in Back
Plantar Fasciitis
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Polyneuropathy
Pyogenic Arthritis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Torticollis
Trigger Finger
Trigger Point Injection
Upper Back Pain
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Palmer, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Princeton, NJ and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Rome-La Sapienza, Faculty Of Medicine & Dentistry, Rome, Italy in 1983 and specializes in interventional pain medicine, sports medicine, and more.

Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Emergency Sports Medicine

Education

  • 1997
    Stanford University School Of Medicine, Training Workshop For Discograms and Cervical Spine Injections
    1997
  • 1997
    Stanford University School Of Medicine, International Spinal Injection Society; Training Workshop For Lumbar Spinal Injections
    1997
  • 1996
    University Of California At Los Angeles School Of Medicine, School Of Acupuncture Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Beth Israel Hospital, Department Of Rehabilitation Medicine, Electrodiagnostics and Orthopaedics
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    Hospital Of The University Of Pennsylvania, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1991
    New York University Downtown Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1988
    University Of Rome Dept Of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1984
    University Of Rome Polyclinic
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1983
    University Of Rome-La Sapienza, Faculty Of Medicine & Dentistry, Rome, Italy
    Medical School
    1983
  • 1977
    U Perugia
    Undergraduate School
    1977
  • 1976
    Norwich University
    Undergraduate School
    1976
  • 1974
    Mit Dept Biol
    Undergraduate School
    1974

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Honors Graduate, University of Rome, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 1984
  • Air Force Medal of Meritorious Service, 2002
  • Air Force Medal of Commendation, 1997

Dr. Palmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palmer

4.7

Based on 141 reviews

5 Stars
88.65248226950355%
(125)
4 Stars
4.25531914893617%
(6)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
2.127659574468085%
(3)
1 Star
4.964539007092198%
(7)

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Dr. Palmer was very patient and explained everything to me in a way I understood.
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Dr Palmer was very good
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Incredibly thorough. Listens intently and provides clear explanations,
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Dr. Palmer has been working with me for over 10 years, and each visit he spends the necessary time with me to listen to my concerns and address my pain. I appreciate his consistent and measured approach to my overall health and well-being. I’ve recommended Dr. Palmer to friends and family and will...Read More
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He was very thourough and gentle. Expected to feel much more pain.
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Locations

Princeton Orthopaedic Assocs

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerihealth
Amerihealth PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
EmblemHealth
GHI PPO
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
Keystone Health Plan East POS
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
Oxford Liberty
United Healthcare

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