Dr. Shawn Palmer, DO

Dr. Shawn Palmer, DO

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Shawn Palmer, DO is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Elgin, IL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Midwestern University in 1996 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

2350 Royal Blvd

Elgin, IL 60123

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Palmer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hip Replacement
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palmer performs Hip Replacement more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Palmer performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Computer-Assisted Total Hip Replacement
  • Hemi (Half) Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revisions
  • Hip Replacement, Cemented
  • Hip Replacement, Cementless
  • Image-Guided Hip Replacement
  • Minimally-Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Minimally-Invasive Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Hip Replacement
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palmer treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Palmer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Palmer treats Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Palmer treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Palmer's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
Arm Surgery
Arthritis
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Cancer
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Heel Spur
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Surgery
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Fracture
Plantar Fasciitis
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Sacrum Disorders
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Nerve Block
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Experience is what makes an expert. My practice is limited to knee and hip replacement surgery. Nothing else. I am fellowship trained in the specialty and for more than a decade I have assisted thousands of patients with the recovery from their pa...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Kennedy Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
2002
University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
1997
University Of Med and Dentistry Of New Jersey
Internship Hospital
1996
Midwestern University
Medical School
1992
Pittsburg State University
Undergraduate School
2002
1997
1996
1992

Awards

Dr. Palmer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Palmer

4.6

Based on 89 reviews

5 Stars
88.76404494382022%
(79)
4 Stars
1.1235955056179776%
(1)
3 Stars
1.1235955056179776%
(1)
2 Stars
1.1235955056179776%
(1)
1 Star
7.865168539325842%
(7)

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He is the surgeon you pray for. I had total hip replacement and was walking in hours. Minimal pain. I was so anxious and it was more comfortable then going to a dentist. I had a little swelling so ice and Tylenol kept me comfortable. Everyone was super kind and supportive. I trust him with my...Read More
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Dr Palmer is a miracle worker. He performed bilateral hip replacements on me on Aug 29, 2018. Within weeks I was fully mobile. I owe him and his staff a huge debt of gratitude for a new lease on life. I wish I were not limited to 5 stars to give because he deserves 10. If you need the kind of...Read More
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Dr. Palmer is fantastic! He replaced both my hips in 2014. Great bedside manner, quick recovery, and I walk perfect! Thank you, Dr. Palmer for taking the unbearable pain away! I recommend you to all my friends, neighbors, and even strangers. You truly are the “Best”!!!
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Dr. Shawn Palmer is a very good doctor, highly recommend to anyone. He definitely takes his time with you, explains everything in a very clear manner. He is very professional, responsive and knowledgeable .
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It has been a year since my two hip replacements (April 13 and June 1).The surgery and recovery were so much easier than I ever would have imagined. I spent 1 night in the hospital, went home the next day and was able to climb the stairs. I needed no pain relief after the first day, received 6 PT...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Principal Financial Group
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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