Board-certified podiatrist Benjamin D. Palmer, DPM, diagnoses and treats patients at Advanced Foot and Ankle Specialists in Elgin, Schaumburg, Huntley, and the Montclare neighborhood of Chicago.
A native of the Chicagoland area, Dr. Palmer completed his undergraduate studies at Judson University in Elgin, Illinois, and earned his doctoral degree from Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery in Des Moines, Iowa.
After graduating, Dr. Palmer completed his postgraduate residency training at AMITA Health Saint Joseph Hospital Chicago.
While in residency, Dr. Palmer was exposed to all medical and surgical aspects of foot and ankle care with extensive specialized training in wound care, trauma, complex reconstructions, limb salvage, Ilizarov external fixation, peripheral nerve surgery, and advanced plastic surgery techniques. He is board-qualified in foot surgery and reconstructive rearfoot and ankle surgery.
When not working, Dr. Palmer enjoys spending time with his wife and son. He also enjoys golfing, cooking, traveling, and is a passionate Chicago sports fan.