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Expertise of George J Palmer, MD

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Biography

George J. Palmer, MD, is a board-certified thoracic surgeon with specialty training in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery. Dr. Palmer has been in practice here in Central Florida since 1989. His clinical expertise includes all areas of general cardiac surgery, and more than over 10,000 open heart procedures, over his 33-year career. He has been recognized regionally and nationally for his expertise in the conduction system of the heart and implantable devices particularly in lead management and lead extraction.

Dr. Palmer is passionate about patient outcomes and safety, which has been reflected by his administrative training and responsibilities throughout his career. He was the Director of Cardiovascular Surgery at AdventHealth Orlando from 2005 to 2019. Subsequently, he led the design, implementation, and execution of the new Cardiovascular Surgery program at AdventHealth Celebration as its director. The program has been recognized by the prestigious 3-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgery within its first three years of operation.

Areas Served
Orlando, FL | Celebration, FL
Languages Spoken
English
Education

Creighton University School of Medicine

Residencies

Surgery at General - UAB Hospital

Thoracic Surgery at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Board Certification

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery: The American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Ages Accepted
Adults

Insurances accepted by George J Palmer, MD

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The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment.

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  • AARP
  • AdventHealth Advantage Plan
  • Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
  • Aetna / US Healthcare HMO
  • Aetna Voluntary
  • Allegiance
  • American Healthcare Alliance
  • Amerigroup
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare/Primetime Health Plan
  • AvMed
  • BCBS-FL
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Reviews and Comments for George J Palmer, MD

4.9stars rating (142reviews)

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Question: What locations does George J Palmer, MD practice at?
Answer: George J Palmer, MD practices at Orlando at 217 Hillcrest Street, Orlando, FL, 32801, Celebration at 400 Celebration Place, Suite A350, Celebration, FL and 34747. Learn more about George J Palmer, MD at AdventHealth.
Question: What is George J Palmer, MD's specialty?
Answer: George J Palmer, MD specializes in Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery. Learn more about George J Palmer, MD at AdventHealth.
Question: What insurance does George J Palmer, MD accept?
Answer: George J Palmer, MD accepts AARP, AdventHealth Advantage Plan, Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO, Aetna / US Healthcare HMO, Aetna Voluntary, Allegiance, American Healthcare Alliance, Amerigroup, Assurant Health, Aultcare/Primetime Health Plan, AvMed, BCBS-FL, BCBS-SC, Beech Street, Benefit Administrative Systems, Better Health, Blue Cross-CA, CHC National, CHC of Florida, CarePlus, Central Florida IPA, Champus Tricare For Life, Champva, Choicecare (Cinci OH), Cigna, Cigna Behavioral, Cigna Supplemental Insurance, Cigna-Healthspring, Coastal Healthcare Admin, Commercial Travelers, Contracts, Corporate Billing, Employee Benefit Consultants, Evolutions Healthcare, FamilyCare Health Plans, First Health Network, Florida Hospital HC Systems, Freedom Health, Gilsbar, Global Care, Group & Pension Administrators, HVHS, Health First Health Plans, HealthPartners, Healthease of FL, Healthscope Benefits Inc, Humana, Insurance Mgmt Admin of LA, Kelsey Seybold, Key Benefit Administrators, Magellan Behavioral, Magellan Complete Care, Medicaid-FL, Medicaid-Virgin Islands, Medicare PIN, Memorial Integrated Healthcare, Mental Health, Meritain Health, Molina, Multiplan, NGS Coresource, OneNet PPO, Optum Health, Oscar Health, Other Commercial (MedLic#), PHCS, PaySpan, Prestige Health Choice, Railroad Medicare-Palmetto, Simply Healthcare, Sunshine State, The Health Plan, Total Claims Administration Inc, Tricare East, United American Ins, United Behavioral, United Healthcare, United Healthcare Community Plan, United Medical Resources, Veterans Affairs - HealthNet, WellCare Health Plan and Wellspan Health. This list is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment. Learn more about George J Palmer, MD at AdventHealth.
Question: What conditions does George J Palmer, MD treat?
Answer: George J Palmer, MD treats the following conditions: Appendix and Gall Bladder. Learn more about George J Palmer, MD at AdventHealth.
Question: What health services does George J Palmer, MD provide?
Answer: George J Palmer, MD provides Heart and Vascular Care services. Learn more about George J Palmer, MD at AdventHealth.