Robert L.Palmer

M.D., F.A.C.S., P.A

Robert L. Palmer

Dr. Palmer attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas and completed his training at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio in 1986. He has practiced in Texas his entire career and made Houston his home in 2005.

Dr. Palmer is a board certified Head and Neck Surgeon.
He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery.

He proudly served the United States Army from 1970 – 1972 in Vietnam.
He continued his military service in the United State Air Force from 1977 – 1990 during his medical training and residency. Dr. Palmer is an avid golfer, art enthusiast, and family man.
He and his wife, children, and grandchildren all reside in Houston, TX.


I have suffered from excruciating sinus pressure for 25 years. I went to several allergists, a neuro surgeon, my general practitioner and last year as a last resort, I visited a nose and throat specialist who curtly told me "you just might be one of those people who have facial pain." I simply gave up. Then last Friday I was mindlessly channel surfing after a chemo treatment and saw Dr. Honrubia on Houston Life I believe. I paused just long enough to hear "sinus" and what I heard next gave me hope again. I called and got a Monday appointment. They did a CT scan and clearly showed me a severely deviated septum, a bone spur in my sinus, and 100% blocked sinus passages. I begged for surgery that very week, and they went to work getting oncologist and primary physician approval, insurance authorization, and here I sit in awe that Dr. Palmer fixed me this morning. I want to thank the staff and Dr. Palmer for helping me so quickly. - Linda Hicks Patient

I can't say enough about the staff here! They all care so much and go above and beyond to ensure that your experience is outstanding. I had the surgery and can breathe 10 times better than before! - Laura R Patient

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