Biff Palmer, M.D.

Professor

Department: Internal Medicine

Education

Internship Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1982), Internal Medicine
Medical School UT Southwestern Medical Center (1982)
Residency Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1984), Internal Medicine
Fellowship Walter Reed Army Medical Center (1988), Nephrology
Research Fellowship UT Southwestern Medical Center - Nephrology (1989), Nephrology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Acute Kidney Injury
  • Acute Renal Failure
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Electrolyte Abnormalities & Disorders
  • General Nephrology
  • Hemodialysis
  • Kidney Disease
  • Renovascular (Secondary) Hypertension Management

Publications

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Featured Publications

Hyperkalemia in predialysis patients.

Palmer BF Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2012 Aug 7 8 1201-2

Evaluation and Treatment of Respiratory Alkalosis.

Palmer BF Am. J. Kidney Dis. 2012 Aug

Nephrology quiz and questionnaire: electrolytes.

Palmer BF, Glassock RJ, Bleyer AJ Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2012 Jun 7 6 1047-52

Why are some dialysis patients chronically hypotensive in the absence of heart disease and volume depletion?

Palmer BF Semin Dial 2011 Jul-Aug 24 4 404-5

Screening tests for renal impairment in patients with type 2 diabetes: the what, when, and how.

Palmer BF Postgrad Med 2011 Jan 123 1 7-14

A physiologic-based approach to the evaluation of a patient with hyperkalemia.

Palmer BF Am. J. Kidney Dis. 2010 Aug 56 2 387-93

Metabolic complications associated with use of thiazide diuretics.

Palmer BF, Naderi AS J Am Soc Hypertens 2007 Nov-Dec 1 6 381-92

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Honors/Awards

  • Parkland Memorial Hospital Housestaff Faculty Teaching Award
    (1994)