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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sylvain Palmer is Excellent. Dr. Palmer has been reviewed by 48 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
Bedside Manner 4.5
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

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 - 2015)


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.
See Mission Viejo Neurological Surgeons.