Dr. David Hadley Palmer MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. David Palmer is an orthopedic surgeon in Oak Park Heights, Minnesota and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Fairview Lakes Health Services and Lakeview Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Minnesota Medical School and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 18 doctors at Fairview Lakes Health Services and one of 20 at Lakeview Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Fairview Lakes Health Services

Lakeview Hospital

St. John's Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Woodwinds Health Campus
High performing in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

VA Medical Center (Minneapolis MN)
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1974–1977

Los Angeles County-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1971–1972

University of Minnesota Medical School
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 35 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

MN State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Midterm outcomes in patients with cam femoroacetabular impingement treated arthroscopically.
Palmer, D. H., Ganesh, V., Comfort, T., Tatman, P.

Results of bilateral combined hip and knee arthroplasty in very young patients with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.
Mulhall, K. J., Saleh, K. J., Thompson, C. A., Severson, E. P., Palmer, D. H.

Total knee arthroplasty in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.

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