Dr. David J. Palmer MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. David Palmer is an ophthalmologist in Chicago, Illinois. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. He is one of 34 doctors at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and one of 3 at Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation

Advocate Lutheran General Hospital

Michael Reese Hospital & Medical Center

Northwestern Memorial Hospital
High performing in Ophthalmology

NorthShore University Health System Skokie Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980 - 1981

University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1981 - 1984

Mass Eye & Ear Infirmary
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1984 - 1985

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation

Publications & Presentations

Molecular hijacking of siroheme for the synthesis of heme and d1 heme.
Bali, S., Lawrence, A.D., Lobo, S.A., Saraiva, L.M., Golding, B.T., Palmer, D.J., Howard, M.J., Ferguson, S.J., Warren, M.J.

Scleral patch graft calcification and erosion following Molteno implant surgery.
Palmer, D.J., Klein, C.S., Edward, D.P.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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