Patient Rating:

4.8 out of 5

195 Patient Ratings
139 Patient Comments

Michelle L. Palmer, M.D.

Patient Rating:

4.8 out of 5

195 Patient Ratings
139 Patient Comments



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Clinical Details

Phone Number Clinical Office Address
(801) 213-8843
Westridge Health Center
3730 West 4700 South
West Valley City, UT 84118
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Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Instructor
UUHC Community Physician Group - UUHC Employed Physician
Academic Divisions Family Medicine

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Likelihood of recommending care provider
My confidence in care provider
Time care provider spent with me
Care provider spoke using clear language
Care provider's effort to include me in decisions
Care provider's concern for questions & worries
Care provider's explanation of condition/problem
Wait time at clinic
Care provider's friendliness and courtesy

Patient Comments

Patient comments are gathered from our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

January 31, 2017

Love Dr Palmer!

January 30, 2017

I have seen Dr. Palmer at least one other time at Westridge. She is not a compassionate doctor and makes me feel like I'm wasting her time. The first time I saw her she walked into the exam room and before anything was said she told me she had 8 minutes and didn't have time to go over a host of health concerns (my husband was sitting there with me and we were both shocked by her remarks). I was later diagnosed with Lupus by another doctor who took the time to listen and run appropriate tests at St. Marks. Overall, the doctors at the Westridge location are awful, I've never had a good experience there. I go to Westridge on occasion because it's 3 minutes from our home and I can't get in at South Jordan.

January 24, 2017

Dr. Palmer is a very skilled care provider. She has a warm, cheerful personality, and a sense of humor. She left no stone unturned in her assessment. Her teaching skills, as well, were excellent. I left feeling she had taken excellent care of me. I understood what I needed to do and when I needed to return to the clinic.

January 23, 2017

Dr. Palmer and her staff are very efficient and caring I showed up early and was taken back and before my scheduled time was being helped.

January 17, 2017

Still had to see another provider 3 days later to resolve my problem.

December 20, 2016

Provider was great

December 11, 2016


December 11, 2016


December 09, 2016

I'm so pleased and impressed each visit.

December 09, 2016

Dr Palmer is wonderful. She listens and acts on any concerns I have.

November 26, 2016

Dr. Palmer is wonderful

November 10, 2016

Dr Palmer is fantastic

November 02, 2016

I have the best doctor in the world ... she is awesome

October 24, 2016

Both of my daughters see Dr. Palmer and I have recommended her to numerous friends and family members

October 20, 2016

I love her personality I feel sometimes like she is just going through the motions and doesn't feel the need to explain things or go the extra mile unless I ask. I kinda felt since I specified that there was a difference she could have done a more thorough exam. but then again I shouldn't be surprised my results have been the same three times and no explanation what the numbers mean or what the next step should be but if I have issues to send her a message, yeah I'll get right on that. it seems to be her standard approach to everything. she is super nice but it would be better if she would actually show real concern and willingness to solve problems not bandaid them.

October 12, 2016

She is Great

October 07, 2016

This was my first appointment with Dr. Palmer. I was very ill and the kindness and concern she showed me was outstanding. She followed up with me to give lab results and see how I was doing. Excellent care.

October 01, 2016

Dr. Palmer is an excellent Doctor, she made me feel comfortable and has never made me feel like she was rushing through anything, she spends as much of her time as needed, couldn't be happier

September 25, 2016

loved the doctor. one of the best experiences I have had with a primary care doctor in years. I recommend Dr Palmer to everyone.

September 23, 2016

I had a great experience with Dr.Michelle Palmer she is very understanding provider I felt comfortable with her. It was my first visit with her . She will de2be my primary doctor from now on. She was one of the first doctor who offered my chart to me. Thank you for taking care of me.

September 19, 2016

Dr Palmer has always been very good about answering questions and reasuring me about my concerns. Explain any side affects of new medications. Has shown great compassion for any mental issues I have to deal with.

September 17, 2016

I went in cuz i been feeling sick and included that i sleep alot not saying that it was a worry, then i get a call saying tgat im anemic on a voicemail and thats it!! I don't have answrrs and don't know what to do about being anemic...

September 12, 2016

DR.Palmer is one of the best care providers I have ever had, very understanding and caring.

September 08, 2016

she was great! I was very informed and felt very comfortable around her. I will be referring her and my family will see her now as our PCP.

September 06, 2016

Michelle Palmer is the best! She's the friendliest doctor I've been able to work with, and I'm so grateful for her and her willingness to take the time to explain things to me, and to be open to me trying home remedies as well.

September 02, 2016

Care provider helped me with all of my concerns and helped me feel comfortable in an uncomfortable situation

August 27, 2016

I love Dr. Palmer.

August 26, 2016

Dr. Palmer is awesome. She always talks with you, not to you. She spent a lot of time with my daughter, not only her physical health, but overall health, making good choices, safety, saying no to drugs, etc....excellent overall health care.

August 12, 2016

Dr. Michelle Palmer is a very personable and excellent doctor. Thank you!

August 02, 2016

Dr. Palmer was very considerate of my concerns and her answers/advice were thorough and made me feel much more at ease.

July 22, 2016

I have been dealing with this for a long time, she was the first Dr. I went to that I didn't feel like she was blowing me off, or passing out prescriptions to make me go away.

July 11, 2016

as previously stated, I truly enjoyed my first visit and look forward to returning in the future for any medical care.

June 24, 2016

Dr. Michelle Palmer is an excellent Dr. I feel very comfortable with her every time I have an appointment with her. I don't think there's another doctor I'd rather see. She's a Keeper!!!

June 10, 2016

I already recommended Dr. Palmer to a friend. She was extremely validated all of my concerns and why I was there. She was supportive, friendly, and proficient. After meeting with her, I've decided that she will be mine and my families PCP. She was great!

May 28, 2016

Dr. Palmer wad wonderful! Very friendly and helpful. She listened and explained things well.

May 23, 2016

Doctor Palmer is very easy to talk to about my medical decisions

May 23, 2016

Wonderful experience.

May 18, 2016

always friendly, helpful, concerned

May 17, 2016

She is a great, caring MD

May 10, 2016

I am very happy with Dr Palmer.

May 07, 2016

It was a great visit. Every question was answered. Dr. Palmer is awesome.

May 02, 2016

I appreciate her willingness to listen to my concerns.

April 29, 2016

Dr Palmer is caring and concerned. I am glad that she is my doctor.

April 27, 2016

Dr. Palmer always surprises me with her knowledge of my conditions. It's not easy for me to trust doctors (a bad experience in the past), but she makes it easier.

April 24, 2016

I so appreciated the way she sat & talked to me she made me feel she really cared.

April 19, 2016

Everything good,

March 09, 2016

Dr. Palmer was great! She was very professional and friendly and answered all my questions and I was very satisfied with the information she provided to my concerns.

January 27, 2016

appreciate everyone taking time on a Saturday morning to be available for 5 for Life

January 07, 2016

she is wonderful, she gets that my body isnt like everyone elses my responses are different she understand that being a doctor means treating more than just the symptoms and treating the patient in front of you. i as well as many other patients are not some answer you can find in a book if i am i really want a copy!! so thank you to her for giving me the reprieve and the ability to be better by christmas because she listened to me and decided that since it was my body i could probably figure out for myself if medication would make me better, instead of assuming she knew best and that it was a virus cause they can last that long. please please train your new doctors to be more like her and less like the condescending jerk of a med student that i seem to keep getting to see, lucky me.

December 11, 2015

she was amazing

December 09, 2015

Dr. Palmer was great at explaining my diagnosis in plain English. I was able to understand what is happening to me. I greatly appreciate her asking if the student could stay in the room with us. Dr. Palmer is very considerate and kind to her patients.

November 28, 2015

Dr. Palmer is an excellent provider. She meets all of the criteria, which is why I see her. She's not snooty at all--she makes me feel very "down home." (I don't get along well with snooty doctors--I'm able to pass them over as well as they do me.) I have complete faith in Dr. Palmer and have recommended her to others.

November 24, 2015

My son needed an urgent appointment. His regular PCP was unavailable. Dr. Palmer double booked him right in and took care of him within minutes- even though the day was crazy with computers going down. We are so very grateful that she was kind enough to do this for us! He was feeling much better within days. Thank you Dr. Palmer!

November 23, 2015

Dr. Palmer was very courteous and made it a great first time experience.

November 18, 2015

First time I saw Dr. Palmer, I was very impressed with her.

November 18, 2015

Very good

November 11, 2015

We Love Dr. Palmer!

November 10, 2015

Our previous care giver closed their office and when elsewhere. had to find someone fast, and with Michelle I had a very very good experience. Took care of everything, listened to what I had to say, didn't talk down to me and ignore me at all. I like that, because I do have a brain after all and have things to say.

November 06, 2015

Was very impressed with Dr. P. And glad that she will be my new prim. Caregiver.

October 12, 2015

i appreciated that we had the same ideas about treatment until we got to something i know i needed which was a very heavy duty cough syrup and i understand her reasoning but i at least wish i could have a prescriptiopn given so i could make choice when to use it, not feeling any better without it unfortunately, i do understand her reasoning however, to an extent i felt like a guinea pig about my own health.

October 07, 2015

I would refer others .

October 02, 2015

Dr. Palmer is fantastic! Best Dr. I've had in years.

September 14, 2015

I have had my daughter start seeing her, and she likes her as well.

September 08, 2015

She hasn't called back to let me know about referral to pt

September 07, 2015

i really like the care they give.

August 31, 2015

Dr. Palmer was great. i could not have selected a better random doctor from the list provided by my insurer.

August 26, 2015

Dr. Palmer was very kind and listened to my concerns. She explained my options and gave very good suggestions.

August 26, 2015

Dr Palmer has always been great, and shown the right amount of concern.

August 21, 2015

Dr. Palmer always spend time enough to hear all of our concerns and addresses each one clearly.

August 05, 2015

Dr. Palmer is a wonderful Physician.

August 03, 2015

Dr. Palmer is nice and she a good person but she discriminates certin medical conditions. I appreciate her help - but I feel its best that I see a different doctor.

July 10, 2015

excellent experience

July 10, 2015

Dr. Palmer is nice. She doesnâ¿¿t appear to know much about hormonal problems.

July 04, 2015

Very good doctors. I feel confident with them.

July 04, 2015

Dr. Palmer has my highest recommendations. She is a physician that is willing to listen to her patients, something that a lot of MDs don't take the time to do.

June 24, 2015

Dr. Palmer is the best! She takes good care of my family and I.

May 16, 2015

Dr Palmer is a wonderful Dr

May 11, 2015


May 08, 2015

I was recommended to Dr Palmer by two different people from two different facilities.

May 08, 2015

felt like more time should have been spent examining me since I was there for a physical

April 23, 2015

I am very happy with Dr Palmer. She always takes excellent care of me and puts my mind at ease. I would and have recommend her to others.

April 14, 2015

Dr. Palmer is an excellent doctor. She takes the time to answer questions, make suggestions and clearly advises me on my health issues. She also listens to my concerns.

April 09, 2015

Dr. Palmer is a good doctor and has the up most respect for her patients.

April 08, 2015

Dr. Palmer is an excellent doctor. She listens, advises, expresses concern, cares and is very professional.

March 27, 2015

Dr Palmer is wonderful. She has terrific care management skills. She knows how to treat her patients and demonstrates true concern in their well being. I fell lucky she is my PCP.

March 24, 2015

I feel comfortable and trust that I am in good care with Dr. Palmer.

March 24, 2015

Dr Palmer is a wonderful caring doctor. She takes time and listens to any concerns that I have.

March 23, 2015

Great friendly, professional service.

March 22, 2015

I would be highly recommending Dr. Palmer to others. She was very caring and very good at explaining everything

March 16, 2015

It was a very good experience all around.

March 13, 2015


March 06, 2015

Dr michelle was excellent

March 02, 2015

Dr. Palmer is always courtesy and takes the time to explain everything so I understand.

March 02, 2015

Dr palmer was excellent

February 23, 2015

Dr. Michelle Palmer is kind, understanding, knowledgeable and very professional. Her multitasking skills are unbelievable. Great experience.

February 11, 2015

Michelle is fabulous!!

February 04, 2015

Dr. Palmer is great. She is friendly courteous and very knowledgeable. She always is attentive and listens to your concerns.

February 03, 2015

she was very nice and she helped me set up a plan for my anxiety treatment.

February 02, 2015

She was great

February 01, 2015

My husband and I appreciate Dr Palmer. She was not rushed and spoke to us of all of our concerns and showed true interest in my health. I have recommended her to other people and will continue to do so. I am so astounded at her knowledge and memory of medical information - but of course, she is a doctor!

January 28, 2015

Dr Palmer was such a pleasure. She listened to my concerns and made suggestions for me to get more exercise. She was tactful but I understand I have a few extra pounds.

January 27, 2015

I really like Dr. Palmer and am always in good care when I've come to see her.

January 26, 2015

Dr. Palmer is an amazing doctor. I trust her judgement and have recommended her to others.

January 26, 2015

This was my first visit and I very impressed with the Nurses Assistant and Dr Palmer. They both put me at ease

January 26, 2015

I always feel confident with Dr Palmer.

January 13, 2015

Dr. Palmer is very approachable, and very believable. Down to earth--like a normal person.

January 12, 2015

Dr. Palmer is excellent! She really cares about her patients. she doesn't rush you, talks to you like you're a real person, very thorough. AA+

December 22, 2014

Was a Great visit...

December 22, 2014

Was very good

December 15, 2014

I was very happy with the doctor and will make her my primary care doctor going forward. She listended to all of my concerns and seemed very genuine in wanting to help

November 20, 2014

Dr Palmer was very attentive. She was patient and very careful to explain any side effects from my meds. She is a credit to her profession and I look forward to any repeat visits.

November 14, 2014

Dr Palmer was great. She came over to X-ray to see what was taking so long. Poor Gary was trying to figure out what was wrong with the computer system. Finally, Dr. Palmer said take the pictures and I'll read them here.

November 11, 2014

Did not see a provider, this was a nurse visit.

November 07, 2014

Very appreciated

November 07, 2014

Dr. Palmer was unhurried, even though clinic was running behind, and gave me the time I needed.

October 28, 2014

We felt very cared for

October 19, 2014

i understood she was going to recomend me for physical theropy and said they would call has now been 1 1/2 weeks since my appointment and no call...i dont have any idea who to call for that appointment... she also said she could give me a shot to relieve pain, but hasnt contacted me since my xrays at the end of my appointment.

October 08, 2014


October 03, 2014

I feel very confident in Dr. Michelle Palmer. She's very knowledgeable, doesn't request unnecessary tests or procedures and cares about my opinion or concerns. I've taken my son to her as well and would continue to do so.

September 29, 2014

Have been looking for a replacement for former provider Lori Witter, Dr. Palmer I believe is that replacement. She is not critical of mistakes you as a patient has made, reinforces the positives, provided encouragement without brow beating you as a patient. I appreciated the way I was treated.

September 26, 2014

Amazing! Super personable and easy to talk to. Not once did she "discount" what I had been feeling. It felt nice to have someone listen to me.

September 24, 2014

Dr. Palmer was wonderful. She included me in my care.

September 21, 2014

because of how long I had to wait I would not recommend this provider

August 25, 2014

all very good

August 18, 2014

seemed like she was in a hurry.

August 08, 2014

Dr. Palmer is great. she is very knowledgable and makes sure you leave knowing what is going on what treatments are and when to come back if at all

August 07, 2014

didn't seem very friendly. had to see her because my doctor is out of the office for a while. almost felt like i was wasting her time.

June 30, 2014

i kinda felt like she didnt take my problem seriously and wanted to rush through the appointment she was still caring but she didnt explain to me what was actually wrong til the end. once she explained she couldnt really treat it and it wasnt to that point yet i felt alot better about the visit instead of just feeling like i was wasting her time. however this is the problem with going to a new dr who doesnt understand your history i know what works for my body and the solution was short term and didnt work. i guess from now on i will wait til i know i have a sinus infection 100%, though my ent and previous dr's warned me never to do that because of how fast it progresses.

June 24, 2014

Dr Palmer is a great provider!

June 23, 2014

Good experience.

June 07, 2014

I just recently switched to Dr. Palmer and she has been very good. She always spends extra time with me so all my issues are addressed and goes into detail if I don't understand something. She makes sure I understand everything and always wants to help. she is a great Dr. I will be telling my family and friends about her!

June 05, 2014

Great! Thank you!!!

May 31, 2014

Dr. Palmer is exceptionally caring, knowledgeable and compasionate.

May 19, 2014

I don't think I'll ever leave this place.

May 17, 2014

I wish the care provider would recommend me to where to go for my mama gram and set it up for me.

May 14, 2014

Dr said that without an MRI she wouldn't be able to see for sure what was wrong, but didn't ask if I wanted to schedule an MRI or ask if I wanted more information about getting an MRI. In hind-sight I think I should have scheduled one.

May 12, 2014

Dr. Palmer was more informative on this condition than any doctor I've had in years. I'm sure I've heard some of what she told me before, but I've been treating acute conditoins for so long that this was just what I needed to be reminded of for daily management of my condition that often leads to acute problems because I'm not doing what needs to be done. I was very, very happy with the time Dr. Palmer took to explain what I needed to hear. Her explanations were clear, friendly, and included helpful hints I've never heard before from any doctor.

April 28, 2014

Very impressed with her and she didn't rush to prescribe antibiotics which I was very glad for since there was some doubt what I had. She was very thorough.

April 25, 2014

All good

Academic Profile

Board Certification and Academic Information

Academic Departments Family and Preventive Medicine - Adjunct Instructor
UUHC Community Physician Group - UUHC Employed Physician
Academic Divisions Family Medicine

Academic Office Locations

Academic Office Phone Number Academic Office Address
(801) 213-9200 Westridge Health Center
3730 West 4700 South
West Valley City, UT 84118



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