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Martin C. Palmer, M.D.

Medical Oncologist; Head, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology

Hematology, Medical Oncology

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

Dr. Palmer provides personalized oncology and hematology care based on developing compassionate understanding of the patient and educating the patient to be able to participate in an informed way in their own management decisions. He has broad oncology and hematology clinical and research experience, having practiced in three countries in both the academic and community practice settings, as well as oncology research in the biotech industry. Prior to joining Swedish, Dr. Palmer was a Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA, and before that Professor of Medicine and Assistant Dean of Clinical Education at the University of Alberta.

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Accepts 43 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage Dual Coordination
  • Amerigroup Amerivantage HMO
  • Amerigroup Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Beacon Health Options PPO (Behavioral Health)
  • CHPW Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • CHPW Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coordinated Care Ambetter HMO
  • Coordinated Care Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • First Choice PPO
  • HealthSmart (Interplan) PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • Humana PPO
  • Kaiser (Contract Limitations)
  • Medicaid of Washington
  • Medicare
  • Molina Exchange HMO
  • Molina Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Optum
  • PacMed USFHP
  • Premera Heritage
  • Premera Heritage Signature
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan Medicare Advantage
  • Regence MedAdvantage PPO
  • Regence PPO
  • TRICARE
  • Triwest VAPC3/Choice Card
  • United Behavioral Health Medicaid
  • United Behavioral Health Medicare Advantage
  • United Behavioral Health PPO
  • United HealthCare HMO
  • United HealthCare Medicaid (Apple Health/Healthy Options/CHIP)
  • United HealthCare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • Workers' Compensation (L&I)
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Education

University of Otago-Faculty of Medicine
medical school, 1980
Canterbury District Health Board
residency, Oncology Hematology, 1986
University of Alberta
fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1988

Board Certifications

Royal College Physicians and Surgeons
Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests

  • Cancer
  • Cancer Chemotherapy
  • Cancer During Pregnancy
  • Cancer Survivorship
  • Egfr Mutation
  • Endocrine Complications Of Cancer Therapy
  • Plasma Cell Dyscrasia
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Teratogen Exposure
  • Unknown Primary Cancer
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Martin C. Palmer practices at one location

Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish Edmonds
  • Swedish First Hill
  • Swedish Issaquah
Medical Groups
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