Blake W. Palmer

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Blake W. Palmer


Palmer, Blake W. (HSC)

Department of:

College Of Medicine/Urology -Assistant Professor, Pediatric Urology

Center of:


University of Colorado, Boulder   BA  
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center   MD  
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center   Residency  
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center   Fellowship  

Professional Interest/Expertise/Specializations:
Dr. Palmer received his M.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine in Oklahoma City after obtaining Bachelor's degrees in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. He went on to join the Department of Urology's Residency Program at the OUHSC. After completing the 5-year residency program, he furthered his specialized training in the 2-year Pediatric Urology Fellowship at the OUHSC where he was further mentored by Dr. Brad Kropp and Dr. Dominic Frimberger in both the basic science lab and the clinical field of Pediatric Urology. Dr. Palmer joined the OUHSC Department of Urology Faculty as an Assistant Professor. Dr. Palmer has a general pediatric urology clinic seeing patients in Oklahoma City and Tulsa. He also sees pediatric renal transplant patients in the Oklahoma Transplant Center. He has special interests in reconstruction of congenital malformations, robotic surgery for the pediatric population, disorders of sexual differentiation and pediatric renal transplantation. He has research interests in surgical education, disorders of sexual differentiation and tissue engineering. He has numerous manuscript publications in peer reviewed journals, written a book chapter on bladder exstrophy, and presented at multiple regional and national meetings (American Urology Association and American Academy of Pediatrics). He is a member of the American Urology Association, American Academy of Pediatrics Section of Pediatric Urology, Society of Pediatric Urology, American Academy of Pediatric Urologists, Society of Fetal Urology and the American College of Surgeons. He has special certification by the American College of Surgeons in Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery.


Research Projects:

Selected Publications:

Total and Partial Urogenital Mobilization: Focus on Urinary Continence
2012    Palmer BW, Trojan B, Griffin K, Reiner WG, Wisniewski AB, Frimberger D, Kropp BP
Journal of Urology
Proximal Hypospadias Outcomes in Patients with a Specific Disorder of Sexual Development Diagnosis
2012    Palmer BW, Reiner W, Kropp BP
Advances in Urology
A Model of Delivering Multi-Disciplinary Care to People with 46 XY DSD
2011    Palmer BW, Wisniewski AB, Schaeffer TL, Mallappa A, Tryggestad JB, Krishnan S, Chalmers LJ, Copeland K, Chernausek SD, Reiner WG, Kropp BP
Journal of Pediatric Urology
Bladder and Cloacal Exstrophy
2011    Palmer B, Frimberger D, Kropp B
Pediatric Urology Book
Comparison of Endoscopic Ureterocele Decompression Techniques: Is the "Watering Can" Puncture Superior?
2011    Palmer BW, Greger H, Mannas DB, Kropp BP, Frimberger D
Journal of Urology
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