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Kenneth Palmer, MD

Dr. Palmer is an orthopedic surgeon in the Houston area. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital and 8 more hospitals.
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386 doctors
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386 doctors
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193 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more spine condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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401 doctors
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401 doctors
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200 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more back problems patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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81 doctors
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81 doctors
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40 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more herniated disc patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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162 doctors
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163 doctors
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81 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more pinched nerve patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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46 doctors
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46 doctors
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23 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more sprained back patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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107 doctors
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107 doctors
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53 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more spinal stenosis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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377 doctors
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377 doctors
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188 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more back pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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28 doctors
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28 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more spondylolisthesis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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784 doctors
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784 doctors
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392 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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127 doctors
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128 doctors
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63 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more spondylosis patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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206 doctors
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206 doctors
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103 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more neck pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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110 doctors
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110 doctors
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54 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more sciatica patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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292 doctors
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292 doctors
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146 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more chronic pain patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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198 doctors
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198 doctors
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99 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more sprained joint patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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61 doctors
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62 doctors
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30 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw more scoliosis patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Greater Houston area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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140 doctors
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140 doctors
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70 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw fibromyalgia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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100 doctors
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99 doctors
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49 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw degenerative disc disease (DDD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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98 doctors
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99 doctors
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49 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw drug allergies patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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38 doctors
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37 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw sprained neck patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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10 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw synovial cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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73 doctors
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72 doctors
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36 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw rotator cuff syndrome patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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296 doctors
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296 doctors
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147 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw arthritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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256 doctors
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256 doctors
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127 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw osteoarthritis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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752 doctors
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753 doctors
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376 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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90 doctors
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90 doctors
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45 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw tendonitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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340 doctors
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340 doctors
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170 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw birth defects patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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347 doctors
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347 doctors
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173 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw congenital disorders patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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705 doctors
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706 doctors
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352 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.

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266 doctors
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267 doctors
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133 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw peripheral neuropathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
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269 doctors
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269 doctors
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134 doctors
Dr. Palmer saw neuropathy patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Greater Houston area. Learn more.
Locations

Dr. Palmer sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Methodist Hospital Breast Center
6550 Fannin St
Houston, TX 77030
1,471 miles away
  • Spanish
Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital
17183 Interstate 45 S
Conroe, TX 77385
1,452 miles away
  • Spanish

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Credentials
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai/St Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Georgetown University School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1989

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Palmer is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Houston Methodist Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Medical Group Pearland
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Northwest
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Systems-Southwest
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann the Woodlands Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • St Luke's the Woodlands Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • Memorial Hermann Northeast
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2018)
  • CHI St Luke's Lakeside Hospital
    Hospital safety grade not available

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Anthem
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Avera
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
  • Capital Health Plan
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Chinese Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Options
  • CommunityCare
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Dean Health Plan
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fallon Health
  • First Choice Health
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • FrontPath Health Coalition
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire
  • Group Health Cooperative of South Central Wisconsin
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Hawaii Medical Assurance Association
  • Hawaii Medical Service Association
  • Health Alliance
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthCare Partners
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Heritage Provider Network
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Hometown Health
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Indiana University Health Plan
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Mayo Clinic Health Solutions
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Midlands Choice
  • Moda Health
  • MultiPlan
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Network Health Plan
  • Optima Health
  • PacificSource
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Presbyterian Health Plan
  • Priority Health
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Scott and White Health Plan
  • Security Health Plan
  • SelectHealth
  • Southeastern Indiana Health Organization
  • SynerMed
  • TRICARE
  • The Health Plan
  • Trilogy Health Insurance
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Vantage Health Plan
  • Viva Health
  • WPS Health Insurance
  • WellMed Medical Management
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield