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Russel Palmer, MD

97.2% Patient Satisfaction based on 334 ratings

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About Russel Palmer:

Dr. Russel Palmer is a board certified plastic surgeon residing in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Dr. Palmer attended the University of Miami and received a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He then attended the University of Miami Medical School and became the first graduate from the University of Miami to be accepted into a Harvard Surgical Residency program. He completed his internship and general surgery residency at Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard Medical School where he was appointed and served as the surgical chief resident.

After completing his general surgical training at Beth Israel Hospital, a Harvard University teaching hospital, Dr. Palmer moved to California, where he completed his Plastic Surgery Residency at the UCLA Medical Center. Following his graduation from UCLA in 1987, Dr. Palmer completed a microsurgical and hand surgery fellowship and served as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Plastic Surgery at UCLA in 1988.

Once completing his time at UCLA in 1988, Dr. Palmer moved to Hollywood, Florida, where he started his private practice. When he arrived in the Hollywood-Fort Lauderdale area, Dr. Palmer brought to the medical community the newest techniques in the management of facial trauma and in immediate and delayed breast reconstruction. Along with starting his practice, Dr. Palmer also started the Department of Plastic Surgery at Memorial Regional Hospital where he served as chief of that department from 2001-2007. He has served as president of Broward County Society of Plastic Surgeons from 1997 to 1998, 2002 to 2004 and 2011 to 2013.

For the last 20 years, Dr. Palmer has focused his high-quality training to bring many different and important benefits to his patients. He was one of the first plastic surgeons in the country to combine facelifts with full face laser resurfacing and is widely known and respected for producing outstanding results with minimal pain and fast post-operative recoveries.

Board Certification

American Board of Surgery
American Board of Plastic Surgery

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2699 Stirling Road, Suite B101 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

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Russel Palmer, MD Reviews (238)

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Short wait time professional office staff very helpful.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Love Dr. Palmer, he's the best and has always taken care of me! [Single best thing is...] More relaxed appearance.

Anti-Aging Therapy

The staff was friendly and accommodating. Dr. Palmer is very knowledgeable and skilled, making procedures feel comfortable.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Palmer and Office staff are the best! Courteous, helpful, and professional! Five star service!


Dr. Palmer is very skilled and personable. I got good results from the procedure. Also, I was seen at my appointment time- no waiting.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Dr. Palmer has been my doctor for years, always professional, the staff is friendly and knowledgeable and the facility is always clean. [Single best thing is...] Results turned out beautifully.

Face Lift

Melissa was extremely courteous and explained everything. Dr. Palmer was extremely confident of his abilities and of the outcome of the surgery.

Face Lift

Dr. Palmer did a superior job. I am so happy with my neck/face surgery. I had no pain, only miner discomfort for a few days. Almost no bruises. Dr. Palmer has a wonderful caring personality. The follow up was excellent. His office staff does a great job.

Breast Implant Revision

Very professional office staff, especially Melissa. She just knows how to make you feel comfortable with your procedure. I think Dr. Palmer is outstanding in every way possible. So happy I made the right decision.


Melissa was extremely patient with my son and very helpful in explaining the procedure in detail. She took her time with us and answered our many questions as well as gave us an extremely positive comfort level in having surgery with Dr. Palmer. Dr. Palmer was thorough and precise in his explanations of the before, during, and after procedures involved in the process of rhinoplasty. He seemed confident and knowledgeable but also kind and considerate.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

The treatment area looked amazing and I didn't even have any bumps or bruising after. Dr. Palmer is exceptionally skilled. professional, and personable. [Single best thing is...] The outcome was beyond my expectations.


Warm and professional

Platelet Rich Fibrin Matrix (PRFM)

Yes, from the staff to dr. Palmer, they're all wonderful. [Single best thing is...] I feel better about myself

Neck Lift

Staff is great. Palmer is easy to talk to. Good results

Breast Implant Removal

Dr. Palmer and his staff answered all my questions and made me feel at ease.


Doctor Palmer was knowledgeable and personable. He took the time to answer my questions and explain things clearly. His staff were also very positive and encouraging.

Breast Augmentation

Doctor listened. Staff easy to work with and pleasant

Eyelid Surgery

The procedure was explained in detail as well as the recovery and healing process. Time away from work was also discussed.

Face Lift

I traveled from Ohio to Florida. I was looking for skill, not a super low price. 15 years ago Dr. P did my face, and did an incredible job. He is skilled, has a great staff, and cares.

Breast Implant Revision

The results are great and the experience was better than I expected. Very little pain and recovery was pretty easy. The doctor and staff are excellent!