Bradley A. Palmer, M.D.

Bradley A. Palmer, M.D.

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Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine/Chicago Medical School (IL)
Residency, Allegheny General Hospital (PA), 2011
Fellowship, University of Rochester Medical Center (NY), 2012

Dr. Bradley A. Palmer is an orthopaedic surgeon treating all aspects of the upper extremity in adults and children including the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Dr. Palmer is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons with a certificate of advanced qualifications in hand surgery. He has special interest and extensive experience in arthroscopy and arthroplasty of the shoulder and elbow; treatment of traumatic injuries of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand, and nerve and micro surgery.

Dr. Palmer grew up in Peoria, IL. He received his undergraduate degree at University of Missouri-Columbia, then received his medical degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine/Chicago Medical School. He completed his orthopedic residency training at Allegheny General Hospital in 2011. Dr. Palmer completed his fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center in 2012. Dr. Palmer served as the Director of Hand, Upper Extremity, and Microsurgery at Allegheny Health Network from 2014-2022. He served as an Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics with Drexel University Medical School. Dr. Palmer has previously served as a hand surgery consultant for the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Pittsburgh Riverhounds Soccer Club. Dr. Palmer has a number of medical publications and has authored book chapters for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand Textbook of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. Dr. Palmer loves creating comprehensive treatment plans tailored to each of his patient’s specific needs.

Dr. Palmer enjoys spending time with his wife and two children. He is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys playing guitar and martial arts.

What Patients Say About Dr. Palmer

Areas of Particular Interest Include:

  • Complex Wrist and Hand Surgery
  • Fractures of the Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand
  • Tendon and Nerve Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Trigger Finger
  • Arm Trauma
  • Elbow Arthroplasty
  • Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Biceps Injuries
  • Labrum Tears

Offices & Locations

Dr. Palmer sees patients at our  Center Township Office. He utilizes the following surgical facilities:

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