Timothy W. Palmer, MD

Timothy W. Palmer, MD
Employed by Penn State Health
Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine

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Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

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About Me

Timothy Palmer, MD, graduated from the six-year Wilkes-Hahnemann medical program in Philadelphia. He completed a pediatric residency at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Following fellowship, Dr. Palmer was on faculty at the University of Maryland and then briefly at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pennsylvania, before joining the faculty at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

Throughout his career, he has been actively involved in medical student and resident education and mentoring. Dr. Palmer previously served on the University Faculty Senate and as a faculty ombudsperson. He currently serves in the Penn State College of Medicine admissions office as an interview screener and is co-chair of the Admission Team. Dr. Palmer continues to work with the Pediatric Residency Competency Committee, the Pediatric Education Committee, and the PedCARES team. Dr. Palmer's academic interests include newborn resuscitation, high-frequency ventilation, inhaled nitric oxide, pulmonary hypertension, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, and neonatal intensive care unit coding and billing.

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Professional Education


Medical School, Hahnemann University College of Medicine - 1984


Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine University of Michigan Medical School - 1990


Residency, Pediatrics Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - 1987


Internship, Pediatrics Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - 1985