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Barnard J. A. Palmer, MD, M.Ed

Barnard J. A. Palmer, MD, M.Ed

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program

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University of California, San Francisco - East Bay
1411 East 31st Street; QIC 22134
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 437-4267
[email protected]
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Stanford University, B.A., Psychology, 1999

New York University School of Medicine, M.D., 2004

Stanford University, M.Ed., 2008

  • University of California, San Francisco-East Bay,
  • General Surgery, 2004-2010
  • University of California, San Francisco-East Bay,
  • General Surgery, Administrative Chief Resident 2010-11
  • Surgical Endocrinology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 2011-12
  • American Board of Surgery, General Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Endocrinology
  • Medical and surgical education, including surgical skills training

Barnard J. A. Palmer, M.D., M.Ed. is a general surgeon and surgical endocrinologist, and Program Director of the UCSF-East Bay General Surgery Residency Program. Palmer joined the UCSF faculty as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program. Palmer received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Stanford University and M.D. from New York University School of Medicine.

Palmer then completed his General Surgery Residency at the UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program. There he garnered extensive research experience in surgical endocrinology. Concurrently, he earned a Master of Education from Stanford University. At UCSF-East Bay, Palmer served as Administrative Chief Resident, and was honored with the Resident Teaching Award by his peers.

Palmer then completed a fellowship in surgical endocrinology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His clinical interests include endocrine surgery and endocrinology. He also has a strong interest in medical and surgical education including skills training and medical leadership.

Palmer has published numerous articles in his field of expertise and is a member of a number of professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, Association for Surgical Education, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.

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  1. Sunghoon Kim, Barnard Palmer, Olajire Idowu. Introducer director: A new tool to extract the introducer from the contralateral chest during Nuss procedure. . 2023 Oct 1; 3:100047. View in PubMed
  2. Squillaro AI, Melhado C, Ozgediz D, Idowu O, Palmer B, Kim S. Minimally invasive repair of asymmetric pectus excavatum: An alternative technique to treating asymmetric morphology. J Pediatr Surg. 2022 Jun; 57(6):1079-1082. View in PubMed
  3. Cohan CM, Beattie G, Dominguez DA, Glass M, Palmer B, Victorino GP. Routine Repeat Head CT Does Not Change Management in Trauma Patients on Novel Anticoagulants. J Surg Res. 2020 05; 249:114-120. View in PubMed
  4. Rothenberg KA, Palmer BJ, Idowu O, Kim S. Laparoscopic Magnet-Assisted Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy Placement. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2019 Mar; 29(3):430-432. View in PubMed
  5. Kathryn H. Chomsky-Higgins, Trevor L. Nydam, Robert C. McIntyre, Barnard J.A. Palmer. Chapter 62 Thyroid Nodules and Cancer. Abernathy\u0027s Surgical Secrets. 2018 Jan 1; (Ann Surg 246 3 2007):271-276. View in PubMed
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