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Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery*
4.5 (22)
Map Pin Small Houston, TX
Accepting new patients
28 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD

Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD is an Orthopedic Hand Surgery Specialist in Houston, TX. They specialize in Orthopedic Hand Surgery, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in Hand Surgery. They graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Palumbo, completed a residency at University of California, Davis - Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery. Patients rated Dr. Palumbo an average 4.5 star rating.

Dr. Palumbo works at Practice in Houston, TX with other offices in Richmond, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain, Lateral Epicondylitis and Fracture of Hand and Fingers along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Palumbo's Office Locations

  1. 1
    The Orthopedic Sports Clinic
    950 CAMPBELL RD, Houston, TX 77024 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (713) 464-0077
  2. 2
    Oakbend Medical Center
    1705 Jackson St, Richmond, TX 77469 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (281) 341-3000

Hospital Affiliations
Admitting Hospitals

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  • Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Treatment frequency



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Joint Pain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Wrist Sprain or Strain
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
De Quervain's Disease
Medial Epicondylitis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Tenosynovitis
Trigger Finger
Wrist Fracture
Carpal Tunnel Release
Excision of Ganglion
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Steroid Injection
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Arthritis of the Elbow
Bone Disorders
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Chondromalacia
Clavicle Fracture
Distal Radius Fracture
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Fracture
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Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Limb Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteophyte of Hand
Patellar Chondromalacia
Patellar Tendonitis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of Hand
Rotator Cuff Tear
Ruptured Tendon
Scapular Fracture
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spinal Osteophyte
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Tibial Fracture
Wrist Osteophyte
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Basal Thumb Joint Reconstruction
De Quervain's Release
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Dupuytren's Contracture Treatment
Elbow Arthroscopy
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Replacement
Elbow Tenotomy
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand Fracture Treatment Closed
Hand Fracture Treatment Open
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Hand Tendon Repair
Joint Drainage
Knee Arthroscopy
Ligament Reconstruction and Tendon Interposition (LRTI) for the Thumb
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neuroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Block
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Tommy John Surgery
Trigger Finger Release
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement
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    4.5
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    About Dr. Carl Palumbo, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1598858565
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • The Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of California, Davis - Dept. Orthopaedic Surgery
    Residency
    Internship
    • Uc Davis Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Tulane University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • UCLA
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. Palumbo has seen patients for Joint Pain, Lateral Epicondylitis and Fracture of Hand and Fingers, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Palumbo on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    22 patients have reviewed Dr. Palumbo. The overall rating for this provider is 4.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Palumbo.

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