Meet Dr. Palmer
Dr. Debbie Palmer, is a board-certified dermatologist who is one of the country's leading experts in the field of antioxidants—and how they can improve the health and appearance of the skin. Widely respected for her expertise, Dr. Palmer has had her work published in leading medical journals and regularly gives lectures nationally and internationally about the benefits of healthy eating, antioxidants, and anti-aging.
Helping patients age well in the modern world
Dr. Palmer believes that health and beauty are linked and a balance in life is key to looking younger and having harmony with your body, mind and soul.
"If you do not fight the most potent form of aging -- free radicals -- with antioxidants, you will be missing out on your full beauty potential."
Dr. Palmer is one of only several hundred dermatologists in the country also trained in osteopathic medicine—a holistic philosophy and approach that relates each part of the body to the entire system. After earning her B.B.A. degree from the University of Michigan, and receiving the University of Michigan Alumni Scholarship, Dr. Palmer earned her medical degree summa cum laude from Kansas City University of Medicine and Bioscience, where she was elected to Psi Sigma Alpha, the national medical honors society. She was also the recipient of the Janet H. Glasgow Memorial Achievement Award, given to female medical students who graduate in the top of their class. Dr. Palmer completed her Internship in Internal Medicine at Northside Hospital and Heart Institute where she was elected Co-Chief Intern. Dr. Palmer completed her residency in dermatology at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, New York, where she was Co-Chief Resident, elected National Resident Liaison, and given the Excellence in Dermatology Award for performing number one in the country on her training exam. Dr. Palmer has a 17+ year background in research and clinical and laboratory studies with a particular interest in anti-aging skin care.
"You cannot -- and should not -- treat a problem the skin is experiencing without looking at the condition of the entire body."
Dermatology Associates of New York
Dr. Palmer is a board certified dermatologist and the Medical Director of a busy private practice, Dermatology Associates of New York, in Harrison, New York. She specializes in medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and laser surgery. She is a Fellow and active member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, and the American Osteopathic Association. Dr. Palmer serves on the board of directors of Student Advocacy and is a member of the Student Advocacy Overcoming the Odds Selection Committee. She was the past Co-Director of the Public Relations Committee for the Westchester County Medical Society. Dr. Palmer has numerous publications and has been featured in Woman's Day Magazine, Happi Magazine, New You Magazine, Westchester Magazine, Cosmopolitan Magazine, Simply the Best Magazine and has co-authored The Dermatologists' Prescription for a New You! She has also been featured in several online magazines including Good Housekeeping, Teen Vogue, Refinery29, Beverly Hills Magazine, Marie Claire, Wewomen, Women's Health and Hollywood Life.