James Palmer

James Palmer, MD, MS

Vice Chair of Education, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Assoc Professor, College of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology

Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
6th floor
Tampa FL 33606

Academic Email: jpalmer@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 259-8500

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  • MS, Medical Sciences, University of South Florida, 2010
  • MD, University of Texas San Antonio, 2004

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Women & Children's Health

Research Interests

  • Graduate Medical Education Research, Other interests include induction of labor and general obstetrics and gynecology.


  • APGO/CREOG (member, 2013 - Present)
  • ACOG (Fellow, 2011 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Gonzalez AP Palmer J Downes K Young C. Attitudes and knowledge about breastfeeding among obstetrics and gynecology residents. Obstet Gynecol. 123(1) : 17S-8S, 2014.
  • Hoffman, Mitchel; Palmer, James;. Simulation of enterotomy repair utilizing frozen porcine small intestine: baseline knowledge and subjective assessment of fidelity Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. , 2012.
  • Palmer JM, Indermaur MD, Tebes CC, Spellacy WN. Placenta increta and cocaine abuse in a grand multipara leading to a second trimester rupture of an unscarred uterus: a case report. Southern Medical Journal. 101(8) : 834-5, 2008. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18622325
  • Tebes SJ, Sayer RA, Palmer JM, Tebes CC, Martino MA, Hoffman MS. Cytoreductive surgery for patients with recurrent epithelial ovarian carcinoma. Gynecologic Oncology. 106(3) : 482-7, 2007. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17590420

Positions Held

  • Residency Program Director (USF Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida 2013 - 2018)