Dr. Lena Brice Palmer MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Lena Palmer is a gastroenterologist in Maywood, Illinois. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital and Loyola University Medical Center. She received her medical degree from University of Mississippi School of Medicine and has been in practice for 6 years. She is one of 16 doctors at Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital and one of 14 at Loyola University Medical Center who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

Loyola University Medical Center
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center

Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Chicago
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2007

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2008 - 2011

University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Class of 2004

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Gastroenterology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Surveillance for Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Medicaid Cirrhotic Population.
Palmer, L. B.,Kappelman, M. D.,Sandler, R. S.,Hayashi, P. H.

Crohn's disease: Cost-effectiveness of reducing radiation in Crohn's disease.
Palmer, L.B.

Increased mortality and length of stay among patients with inflammatory bowel disease and hospital-acquired infections: effect of risk adjustment.
Palmer, L.B., Dorn, S.D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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