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Russel Palmer, MD

96.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 354 ratings

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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 (252)

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

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Staff and doctor Palmer very courteous and professional. I'm very satisfied with results.


Great customer service. [Single best thing is...] Feel better about myself.

Anti-Aging Therapy

Regarding my face lift, there are still pending issues that have not been resolved. Regarding fillers, there are two spots that resulted in pretty bad scarring which can still be seen by me.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Unfortunately this treatment didn't go too well at all. Superficial line on my laugh line area. My lip treatment didn't go well either lips are uneven and too puffy on one side. Unfortunately I had to leave for Europe didn't have time to call or stop by to see the Dr.

Injectable Fillers

Dr. Palmer listens to what I want and is excellent in the way he does his procedures. Results are natural and painless.

BOTOX® Cosmetic

Short wait time professional office staff very helpful.

Eyelid Surgery

Right eye done 3 times, left eye twice, still uneven. Definitely not worth $5000 I spent.

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.