Dr. Michael Palmer, MD

Dr. Michael Palmer, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
(109)
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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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Arthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Coccygeal Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Acupuncture
  • Electrodiagnostic Medicine
  • Emergency Sports Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Men's Sports Medicine
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pain Medicine
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spine Physiatry
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management
  • Sports Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Sports Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Sports Preventive Medicine
  • Sports Rehabilitation Medicine
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Board Certifications

Dr. Palmer does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Arthritis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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 Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • 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 Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

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

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
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palmer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends
4.6
based on 109 total reviews (64 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (109)

  • 5
    (95)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (7)

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
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (64)

in Princeton, NJ
I love Dr. Palmer. I actually do recommend him to anyone who asks. He has a great bedside manner, aside from being a fantastic doctor. He makes me feel comfortable no matter what the issue is.
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in New town, Pa
He was very attentive and accommodated a last minute appointment for which I'm very grateful.
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in Kendall Park, NJ
I felt Dr. Palmer listened to my concerns and addressed them. I would definitely recommend him.
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in Princeton, NJ
Absolutely! Dr. Palmer is an awesome doctor. He meets the needs of my son every time he comes to see him. I also would like to say that he is very clear when he explains a diagnosis and solution.
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in Princeton, NJ
Dr. Palmer is always very compassionate and knowledgeable. He never makes you feel he is rushing and always listens to your concerns. My entire family has seen him and he is equally good with younger patients.
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