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Russel Palmer, MD

96.6% Patient Satisfaction based on 367 ratings

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5 stars (322)
4 stars (32)
3 stars (9)
2 stars (3)
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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 (264)

Breast Reduction

I appreciated Dr. Palmer's description of the procedure he was doing which eliminated any questions or fears I might have. He has an excellent bedside manner and an amazing staff.


I got exactly what I asked for even though I didn’t think I would be able to with how my nose was. Dr. Palmer was extremely gentle and I didn’t bruise at all. I suffered no pain and felt very taken care of.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

I have had many procedures. Highly satisfied with all. Dr. Palmer is an amazing physician. I feel I am in the best hands. His staff is top notch and it is always a pleasant experience to visit his office.

Fat Transfer

Dr. Palmer has a very calm and capable manner. He has an amazing skill set.


Everyone in the office is very friendly and professional. There was not a long wait time and I was seen right away.


Breast Lift

Dr. Palmer makes you always feel comfortable. The day of surgery everybody in the office and operation team keeps you calm and worry free. Every surgery is fast, pain free and looks so natural.

Anti-Aging Therapy

My appointment was on time, was done in a very professional manner, and gave me great results. My skin looks great after my microneedling.


As always Dr Palmer provides expertise and professionalism in caring for his patients. [Single best thing is...] I look younger.

Face Lift

The office staff was amazing. The doctor was confident. Made me feel comfortable.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

The results are really good and much better than expected! Great info on new procedure! Thank you! No waiting time. Dr. Palmer is painless, and no down time!!!

Breast Augmentation

Dr. Palmer knows real beauty and how to help women achieve their ideal goals. It's been almost 20 years since I saw him last, for my last procedure, I would not go to anyone else this time either. I cannot say enough positive words about his office staff and his expertise with the female body. I would trust my daughter with Dr. Palmer.

Tummy Tuck

Great Dr. Explained everything, no drains used making less down time, great office staff, everyone knowledgeable, all questions answered. Will only use Dr. Palmer in the future for all of my plastic surgery needs.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

I've know Dr. Palmer since 1994 and he is extraordinary. His attention to detail, his warmth, knowledge and care is always a 10! I couldn't imagine going to anyone else!


I love Dr. Palmer's expertise. It looks natural.

Injectable Fillers

Don't see expected results

Injectable Fillers

All of the staff and Dr. Palmer are attentive, and organized. They are always on time and professional, they listen.

Breast Reduction

Dr. Palmer and Melissa, his assistant were wonderful. Since the moment I called to request an appointment to the moment of my consultation everyone treated me with respect and professionalism. Doctor PALMER listened carefully to my concerns and answered each and every of my questions. They made me feel at ease and confident on my decision without pressuring me to proceed.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Quick, painless and decent results

BOTOX® Cosmetic

I was influenced to use a new product that didn't work for me and got the same results