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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Shawn Palmer is Excellent. Dr. Palmer has been reviewed by 42 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Palmer graduated from Midwestern University, Downers Grove. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)


Dr. Palmer has 16 hospital affiliations:

  • Provena St Marys Hospital 
  • Bromenn Healthcare 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Shawn Palmer DO is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Shawn Palmer practice?
Dr. Shawn Palmer has 1 office location.
Dr. Shawn Palmer practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Elgin, IL.
See Elgin Orthopedic Surgeons.