Mark Palmer, MD

Radiation Oncology

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Mark Palmer, MD

Radiation Oncology


Medical School

University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN


  • Internal Medicine – Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN
  • Radiation Oncology – University of Minnesota Hospital & Clinics


Primary Location

Maplewood Cancer Center
1580 Beam Avenue
Maplewood, MN 55109
Phone: (651) 779-7978

Secondary Location

Maple Grove Clinic
10150 Niagara Lane N, Suite 100
Maple Grove, MN 55369
Phone: (763) 712-2100

Tertiary Location

St. Paul Cancer Center *HDR ONLY*
310 Smith Ave N , Suite 100
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Phone: (651) 251-5500

Areas of Special Interest

  • Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • HDR Brachytherapy


Philosophy of Care

I believe in evidence-based medicine, but am flexible since every patient’s situation is unique. I believe that patients and their families should play a major decision-making role in cancer treatment.


Academic Honors & Professional Achievements

  • Wallace D. Armstrong Award – Biochemistry
  • Pharmacology Citation Award – Pharmacology Scholarship
  • Richard C. Horns Award – Outstanding Clinical Skills

Board Certification

  • Radiation Oncology
  • Internal Medicine


  • American Society for Therapeutic Radiology & Oncology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American College of Radiology
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Society


I am the father of three beautiful children and husband to another physician. I enjoy photography, woodworking, gardening, biking, golf and skiing (snow and water). I am a native Minnesotan but love to travel.