Dr. Palumbo is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and fellowship trained in adult reconstructive surgery. With a focus on diagnosing and treating hip and knee arthritis and its effects, Dr. Palumbo treats patients with a spectrum of conditions including extremity fractures and general musculoskeletal issues. His specific clinical interests include painful and/or infected hip and knee replacements, primary hip arthroplasty through an anterior approach and unicompartmental knee arthroplasty.
Prior to joining Florida Orthopaedic Institute, Dr. Palumbo served as the chief administrative resident at the University of South Florida’s Orthopaedic Residency Program and has also served in the Special Operations Command of the United States Air Force. He currently serves as the Medical Director at Florida Hospital Tampa Orthopedic Care Center.
Dr. Palumbo has authored more than 10 articles, reviews, and research studies and has delivered more than 10 lectures for professional organizations such as the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Southern Orthopaedic Society and Florida Orthopaedic Society. He was awarded, from the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, Best Orthopaedic Trauma Training Resident in 2009, and currently serves as a member of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Palumbo’s personal interests include clinical and basic science research, personal fitness and, most of all, spending time with his family.
**Accepting Worker’s Compensation