Celebrating 2 Years of Excellence: Dr. Alex Palmer
Dr. Alex Palmer celebrates 2 years with Sano. Upon starting with Sano, Dr. Palmer was particularly interested in advancing in-office procedures as they provide more efficient and cost-effective patient care. Two years in, Dr. Palmer has performed over 100 in-office surgeries.
As we celebrate his two-year anniversary at Sano, it’s the perfect time to shine a spotlight on his journey.
Hand and Upper Extremity
Dr. Palmer’s journey into hand surgery began with a vision to make a real difference in people’s lives by restoring functionality and relieving pain in one of the most intricate parts of the human body – the hands. He was drawn to this specialized field not only because of its complexity but also because of the breadth of variety it offers. He aptly says, “You get all of orthopedics in one specialty, so it never gets boring.”
Dr. Palmer treats injuries and pain from fingertips to the shoulder, including fractures, nerve compression injuries, tendon and ligament injuries, and arthritis.
A Unique Approach: Embracing In-Office Procedures
Dr. Palmer’s interest in in-office procedures is one aspect that sets him apart. Over the years, advancements in technology and surgical techniques have revolutionized the landscape of medical treatment, and hand surgery is no exception. Dr. Palmer believes in the power of in-office procedures, particularly for conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and trigger finger.
With the advent of minimally invasive techniques and technological innovations, Dr. Palmer has successfully performed procedures like carpal tunnel release and trigger finger release right in the comfort of the office setting. This has proven to be a game-changer for both patients and the medical system.
The Patient-Centered Advantage
In-office procedures offer numerous benefits, with patient comfort and convenience taking center stage. By avoiding the need for hospital visits and general anesthesia, patients experience reduced anxiety and a faster recovery time. The procedures is easier to schedule as it is performed in Sano facility. Lastly, staying awake during the procedure enhances the overall surgical experience. Dr. Palmer takes the time to explain each step of the process, ensuring that patients feel informed and reassured throughout their journey to recovery.
Dr. Palmer, states, “The advancements in technology and techniques enabling in-office surgeries while awake are reshaping the treatment landscape. While the medical and insurance system is slow to adopt innovation, the resoundingly positive patient experiences and responses pave the way for broader utilization.”
Dr. Alex Palmer and Sano Orthopedics embrace technological advancements and patient-centered care. With Dr. Palmer’s assistance, we will continue to push the boundaries of what’s possible in orthopedics.
Here’s to celebrating Dr. Alex Palmer’s remarkable journey and a future filled with innovative solutions, compassionate care, and healthier, happier hands.
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