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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sylvain Palmer is Excellent. Dr. Palmer has been reviewed by 44 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Sylvain Palmer, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Brain Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Palmer graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)


Dr. Palmer has 17 hospital affiliations:

  • Saddleback Memorial Medical Center-Laguna Hills 
  • Saddleback Memorial Medical Center - San Clemente 


  • English
  • Italian
  • German
  • French
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Sylvain Palmer MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Sylvain Palmer practice?
Dr. Sylvain Palmer has 1 office location.
Dr. Sylvain Palmer practices Neurological Surgery near Mission Viejo, CA.
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