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Christopher Palmer

Christopher W. Palmer DO


About Christopher W. Palmer DO

Dr. Christopher W. Palmer is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon who received his medical degree at the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo. He completed an internship and residency at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis. Dr. Palmer treats all orthopedic issues, but specializes in minimally invasive treatments, total and partial joint replacement, joint arthroscopy, sports medicine, foot and ankle injury and orthopedic trauma.

Dr. Palmer performs surgery at St. Anthony‚Äôs Medical Center, St. Clare Health Center and Old Tesson Surgery Center. He is accepting new patients at Premier Care’s South County and Fenton locations.

In his free time, Dr. Palmer enjoys CrossFit workouts, hiking, snowboarding and traveling.

Qualifications of Christopher W. Palmer DO


Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Des Peres Hospital, St. Louis University and Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital, St. Louis, Mo., July 2013-June 2017.

Orthopedic Surgery Internship, Des Peres Hospital St. Louis, Mo., July 2012-July 2013.

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, A.T. Still University/Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Mo., May 2012

B.S., Weber State University, Ogden, Utah, Aug. 2003-May 2008

Hospital Affiliations

  • Old Tesson Surgery Center
  • St. Anthony's Medical Center
  • St. Clare Health Center

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Certifications & Organizations

Advanced Trauma Life Support, Nov. 2013-current

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, July 2012-current

Pediatric Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, July 2102-current

Basic Life Support, July 2012-current

National Institute of Health Stroke Scale Certified, May 2013




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