Dr. Norman Palmeri, MD

Dr. Norman Palmeri, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(41)
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Dr. Norman Palmeri, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Port St Lucie, FL. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 27 years.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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Osteoarthritis
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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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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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 Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • 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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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Replacement, Cementless
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • Partial Knee Resurfacing
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Synovial Biopsy

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 2/6/2013
    Amount or Range: $185,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: ST. LUCIE COUNTY
    State: 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

Dr. Palmeri has no awards or honors listed.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmeri to family and friends
3.2
based on 41 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (20)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (17)

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:

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.

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Patient Comments (6)

Ft Pierce, FL |
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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in Ft Pierce, FL |
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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Port Saint Lucie, FL |
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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in Bronx, NY |
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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in Vero Beach, Fl |
What a schmoozer. First visit.... this doctor was all charm, and jokes. He put me completely at ease. After the surgery, I felt like I was in a completley different doctor's office. He brought his large german shephard into the examining room. This was a little off putting. My hip is ruined. ...more
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Dr. Palmeri accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Cigna
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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