Dr. Norman Palmeri, MD

Dr. Norman Palmeri, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Norman Palmeri, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Port St Lucie, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University of Miami / School of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic sports medicine, and more.Read his story

7710 S US Highway 1

Port St Lucie, FL 34952

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 97% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Palmeri's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Palmeri "With over twenty years of experience in Orthopaedic Surgery, including treatment of athletic injuries. He is the appointed team physician for the New York / St. Lucie Mets. Dr. Palmeri as authored and co-authored numerous scientific publications, including those presented at national orthopaedic society meetings and is listed in Who's Who in Medicine. Dr. Palmeri feels that the care of orthopaedic patients involves decisions for both the patient and the physician and would like to enlist the patients in his decision making process, offering them multiple options whenever available, including the latest innovations available. He feels that patients of Coastal Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center should be treated like family, keeping the patients best interests in mind, utilizing the utmost concern in determining treatment and quality of care. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Palmeri "Coastal Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center offers orthopaedic care for all ages and conditions. Whether your injury is a fracture, sports injury, or arthritic condition we want you to consider us your family Orthopaedic Physicians. We want you to know that we will always respond to any request to treat you--even if you were hurt and seen in an emergency room--you have the right to request the physician of your choice. We would be honored to be the physicians for you, your family, and your friends. No special referral is necessary?just your simple desire to have us care for you."

8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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34  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for 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

  • University of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University of Miami / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Orlando Register Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palmeri has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palmeri's Reviews

3.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmeri to family and friends
42 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Palmeri's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Palmeri Says:
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Dr. Palmeri enjoys the practice of Orthopaedic Surgery and wants his patients to be well informed about all the options that are available to them.  His goal for his patients are for them to be treated like family, keeping their best interests and treatments in mind.

Please tell us about your experience!  

If you have any concerns please do not hesitate to email at:

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Patient Comments (7)

I had surgery on February 7, and now it is April 14, 2017 and I am in more pair than before the surgery. I saw Dr. Palmer in early April and he, without even looking at my knee, told me that this was as good as it was going to get. I can not tell you the burning pain I am in on a daily basis. ...more
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Dr Palmeri did the WRONG surgery on my right knee !!! Kept me in PT for 18 months and when I was getting worse, instead of doing another MRI and finding out he messed up, he told me "you had a problem, we did surgery, made you worse, Go find someone else to fix it" verbatim! WOULDN'T LET HIM CHECK...more
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Great Dr.!!!!! He is one of the most caring Drs I have every been to. I have had to have a few surgeries over the past ten years and I knew had the best taking care of me. If you have an orthopedic issue , you need to see Dr. P. Great staff also
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I definitely would not recommend Dr. Palmari. Knowing nothing about knee replacements, he. Assured me he was the best! (And he is the head of the practice. ) He told me that he had shelves of replacement knee parts right in the surgery room, so he could pick and choose till he got the perfect...more
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Like a pro yeah!! Right a good pro in damaging my patella tendon and I had a cartilage tear you call that a pro dr. Palmerie well if you can call this person a dr. More like a Butcher!!!! It took me this long to find out what he did to me ??????
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