Dr. Robert Palmer, MD

Dr. Robert Palmer, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Robert Palmer, MD is a general surgery specialist in Toledo, OH and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Toledo College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in general surgery.

4235 Secor Rd Bldg 3

Toledo, OH 43623

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hernia Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

61  Conditions Treated

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56  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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 Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Toledo College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Greenville Hospital System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Greenville Hospital System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Masters Of Science Biology
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Palmer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Palmer's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Palmer to family and friends
26 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

I could not give a higher recommendation.. This guy would be a rock star no matter where he was practicing.
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Dr. Palmer is an excellent surgeon and has a great bedside manner. He takes the time to discuss the procedure and answer any questions. I would highly recommend Dr. Palmer to anyone looking for a great doctor!
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I am glad I chose Dr. Palmer for my surgery the time he spent with me explaining what would happen and the follow up care was wonderful and I would highly recommend him.
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Dr Palmer is down to earth and cares for his patients. I would highly recommend Dr Palmer!! He is very thorough and takes the time to explain the procedure and to make sure you know what to expect as far as care and recovery time after the procedure.
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Just had a colonoscopy today 3/6 and Dr. Palmer did the procedure! Hats off to Dr. Palmer. I would highly recommend him! I would give him 6 stars. Thank you Dr. Palmer.
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