Dr. Randal Palmitier MD
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Dr. Randal Palmitier specializes in sports medicine in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Details of Dr. Palmitier's experience as an MD, his 2 hospital affiliations and education at Wayne State University are available on your free doctor report.
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1111 Leffingwell Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. Randal Palmitier identified specializing in
Sports MedicineSports Medicine
An internist trained to be responsible for continuous care in the field of sports medicine, not only for the enhancement of health and fitness, but also for the prevention of injury and illness. A sports medicine physician must have knowledge and experience in the promotion of wellness and the prevention of injury. Knowledge about special areas of medicine such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, physical rehabilitation, epidemiology, physical evaluation, injuries (treatment and prevention and referral practice), and the role of exercise in promoting a healthy life style are essential to the practice of sports medicine. The sports medicine physician requires special education to provide the knowledge to improve the health care of the individual engaged in physical exercise (sports) whether as an individual or in team participation.. He is certied by The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine.
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Dr. Palmitier is affiliated with 2 hospitals:
100 Michigan Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
EducationDr. Palmitier attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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