Dr. James N Palmer MD ENT-Otolaryngologist

Dr. James Palmer is an ENT-otolaryngologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Palmer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 68 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 30 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center who specialize in Otolaryngology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

ENT-Otolaryngologist: Rhinology & Paranasal Sinus Disease

Clinical Interests: Skull Base Neoplasms, Chronic Rhinosinusitis

Hospital Affiliation

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Ranked #5 in Ear, Nose & Throat

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Ranked #42 in Ear, Nose & Throat

Pennsylvania Hospital

Education & Medical Training

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Residency, Otolaryngology, 1995–2000

The Ohio State University College of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Otolaryngology
Certified 13 years in Otolaryngology

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Fellow (FAAO-HNS), American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Publications & Presentations

Spontaneous sphenoid lateral recess cerebrospinal fluid leaks arise from intracranial hypertension, not Sternberg's canal.
Illing, E.,Schlosser, R. J.,Palmer, J. N.,Curé, J.,Fox, N.,Woodworth, B. A.

Exome sequencing identifies BRAF mutations in papillary craniopharyngiomas.
Brastianos, P. K.,Taylor-Weiner, A.,Manley, P. E.,Jones, R. T.,Dias-Santagata, D.,Thorner, A. R.,Lawrence, M. S.,Rodriguez, F. J.,Bernardo, L. A.,Schubert, L.,Sunkavalli, A.,Shillingford, N.,Calicchio, M. L.,Lidov, H. G.,Taha, H.,Martinez-Lage, M.,Santi, M.,Storm, P. B.,Lee, J. Y.,Palmer, J. N.,Adappa, N. D.,Scott, R. M.,Dunn, I. F.,Laws, E. R.,Stewart, C.,Ligon, K. L.,Hoang, M. P.,Van Hummelen, P.,Hahn, W. C.,Louis, D. N.,Resnick, A. C.,Kieran, M. W.,Getz, G.,Santagata, S.

MR Imaging Evolution of Endoscopic Cranial Defect Reconstructions Using Nasoseptal Flaps and Their Distinction from Neoplasm.
Learned, K. O.,Adappa, N. D.,Lee, J. Y.,Newman, J. G.,Palmer, J. N.,Loevner, L. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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