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Dr. Michael Palmer, MD

Interventional Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Palmer

Princeton Orthopaedic Assocs

325 Princeton Ave Princeton, NJ 08540

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Dr. Michael Palmer, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Princeton, NJ and has been practicing for 24 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.


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Dr. Palmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(3)
1 Star
5.128205128205129%
(8)

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Very patient. Took lots of time explaining
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I chose Dr. Palmer for my own health issues after he treated my son. He is knowledgeable on a wide range of topics and does a great job explaining what’s going on.
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Thorough and friendly. Knows his stuff.
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As of my first visit; I felt Dr. Palmer was respectful and professional.
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Super friendly, makes you feel like he is truly listening.
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Even though his staff overbooked him and I had quite a wait, Dr Palmer is fantastic. Very knowledgeable, personable, and articulate. Would definitely recommend. Please make him more accessible!
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He was really wonderful!
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Took time to answer questions
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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 continue to do so.
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He was very thourough and gentle. Expected to feel much more pain.
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One of the nicest and compassionate doctors that I have seen. The most knowledgeable Orthopedist I have ever been to.
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Dr. Palmer listened to my symptoms and provided an explanation for my knee pain while showing me the X-rays. He assured me that I would be able to recover with PT and scheduled a follow up appointment.
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Very helpful, explained everything in a way I could understand, listened to everything I had to say as well.
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Goes over lab results thoroughly with easy to understand explanations. Very busy however.
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Dr. Palmer’s soft-spoken manner puts patients immediately at ease and I found his knowledge of my condition and ways to resolve the issues extremely reassuring. I have already recommended him to 2 pals.
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Dr. Palmer is patient and took the time to listen and understand my condition.
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Helpful, to the point
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Princeton Orthopaedic Assocs

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    • 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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