Mr Michael Palmer



GMC number: 2922490

Practicing since: 1984



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Mr Palmer qualified as a doctor from Glasgow University before moving to Merseyside where he trained initially in General Surgery and then Urology. During his surgical training he was awarded the degree of ChM (Master of Surgery) from Liverpool University for research work on the urodynamic evaluation of bladder obstruction.

He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the European Board of Urology. Mr Palmer moved back to Glasgow in 1997 to take up a post as Consultant Urologist at Gartnavel General Hospital and the Western Infirmary.

Mr Michael Palmer specialises in the following treatments at Nuffield Health Glasgow Hospital:

Other interests

In addition to general urology Mr Palmer has specialist interest in Female Urology and Reconstruction. He has a large NHS practice in the treatment of incontinence, offering a full complement of tape and sling procedures, bulking agent and botulinum toxin injections, continent urinary diversion and cystoplasty. His reconstructive service treats urethral stricture, urinary fistula and post cancer surgery reconstruction. He also provides a reconstructive service to the regional transplant unit.

In addition to his clinical activities, he is the Programme Director for Urological Training in the West of Scotland and a member of the Scottish Surgical Training Board.

Personal interests

As well as being an unpaid taxi service for his two teenage children, Mr Palmer plays football on a weekly basis and is a keen angler. He also enjoys wakeboarding when the Scottish weather permits it.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Michael Palmer at Nuffield Health

  • Prostate surgery
  • Cystoscopy
  • Circumcision
  • Vasectomy or male sterilisation

Locations Mr Michael Palmer works with

Related experience


  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons

Other posts held

  • Consultant Urological Surgeon, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow

Insurers Mr Michael Palmer works with

Mr Michael Palmer works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Simplyhealth
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)


Mr Michael Palmer does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr Michael Palmer does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr Michael Palmer does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.