Barnard J. A. Palmer, M.D., M.Ed. is a general surgeon and surgical endocrinologist. He joined the UCSF faculty as an Assistant Professor of Surgery in the UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program. Dr. Palmer received his undergraduate degree in Psychology from Stanford University and M.D. from New York University School of Medicine.
Dr. Palmer then completed his General Surgery Residency at the UCSF-East Bay Surgery Program.
There he garnered extensive research experience in surgical endocrinology. Concurrently, he earned a Master of Education from Stanford University. At UCSF-East Bay, Dr. Palmer served as Administrative Chief Resident, and was honored with the Resident Teaching Award by his peers.
Dr. Palmer then completed a fellowship in surgical endocrinology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. His clinical interests include endocrine surgery and endocrinology, He also has a strong interest in medical and surgical education including skills training and medical leadership.
Dr. Palmer has published numerous articles in his field of expertise and is a member of a number of professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons, Association for Surgical Education, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, and American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.