Dr. Christopher W. Palmer

Dr. Christopher W. Palmer joins Premier Care

Premier Care Orthopedics and Sports Medicine is pleased to announce the addition of Christopher W. Palmer, DO.

Dr. Palmer is a board-eligible orthopedic surgeon for Premier Care, a division of Signature Medical Group. He treats all orthopedic issues but specializes in minimally invasive options, total and partial joint replacement, joint arthroscopy, sports medicine, foot and ankle injuries and orthopedic trauma.

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

Dr. Palmer received his medical degree at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Mo. He completed an internship and residency at Des Peres Hospital in St. Louis.

Premier Care has been treating patients in the St. Louis area with orthopedic issues since 1969.

Signature Medical Group is composed of more than 135 independent physicians, providing treatment in orthopedics, OB/GYN, allergy, family medicine, pediatrics, colon and rectal issues, physical medicine and rehabilitation, podiatry, rheumatology, general surgery and sports medicine.

Doctors at SMG’s 25 practices see patients at more than 40 locations in the St. Louis, Kansas City and Bolivar, Mo., areas. SMG doctors perform more than 575,000 patient visits and deliver more than 3,000 babies annually. Studies have shown that SMG doctors outperform others by providing care at 20 to 30 percent less cost with excellent quality outcomes.