Drew Palmer M.D.


Dr. Drew Palmer




Dr. Drew Palmer was born and raised in Winter Park, Florida. He attended the University of Florida for his undergraduate education where he graduated cum laude with a major in Biochemistry. He stayed at the University of Florida for medical school where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and graduated cum laude with Research Honors. He completed his internship and Urology residency in New England at the Lahey Clinic. Following residency, he completed a fellowship in Robotic Surgery and Laparoscopy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is one of the few urologists in Tampa who is fellowship trained in robotic surgery.

His areas of interest include robotic and minimally invasive urologic surgery specifically surgery for prostate cancer, kidney cancer, enlarged prostate (BPH), and blockages of the ureter (ureteral strictures and UPJ obstruction). He is well-versed in the da Vinci Xi and Si surgical systems. Dr. Palmer has authored several book chapters on anatomy in the premier urologic textbook. He has authored and co-authored numerous publications in distinguished urology journals.

Urology Specialties

  • Robotic Surgery performed for conditions such as prostate cancer, kidney cancer, and benign urologic diseases
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for the treatment of enlarged prostate, prostate cancer, and kidney cancer
  • Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment of enlarged prostate (BPH)
  • Kidney Stone Disease – prompt evaluation, variety of treatment options individualized to your specific needs

Urological Conditions

  • Prostate, Kidney and Bladder Cancer
  • Ureteral strictures
  • Ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) obstruction
  • BPH
  • Kidney and Ureteral Stones

Urology Treatments

  • Robotic Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Radical Prostatectomy (Robotic)
  • Partial Nephrectomy (Robotic)
  • Radical Nephrectomy (Robotic and Laparoscopic)
  • Nephroureterectomy (Robotic)
  • Radical cystectomy (Robotic)
  • Pyeloplasty (Robotic)
  • Endoscopic Surgical Therapy (TURP)
  • Ureteroscopy
  • No-Scalpel Vasectomy
Advanced Urological Technology
  • DaVinci Robotic Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
Medical Accreditations
  • Member of the American Urologic Association
  • Member of the Endourological Society
  • Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine; 2011
  • Residency: Lahey Clinic; 2017
  • Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; 2018