Debbie Palmer BBA, DO, FAOCD, FAAD is Honored by the American Health Council for “Best in Medicine”

Hauppauge, New York, UNITED STATES

NEW YORK, Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The American Health Council is proud to announce Medical Director and Co-founder of Dermatology Associates of New York, Debbie Palmer BBA, DO, FAOCD, FAAD recognized as “Best in Medicine”. With almost two decades of experience in the healthcare industry, 15 years of which have been spent establishing her own private dermatology practice, the American Health Council recognizes Dr. Palmer’s clinical insight and entrepreneurial spirit in medicine. Intent on sharing her medical insight with the public, Dr. Palmer is also a writer, publishing her second book titled Beyond Beauty in 2016. Dr. Palmer will be bringing her expertise in Dermatology and subspecialty Laser Procedures to American Health Council’s Board of Physicians.

Dr. Palmer has always known she wanted to become a dermatologist. Dr. Palmer excelled academically, gaining extensive scholastic training in preparation for medical practice. Through a passion for skin care and holistic beauty, Dr. Palmer graduated summa cum laude from Kansas City University with her doctoral degree in Osteopathy (DO) in 1999. While there, Dr. Palmer focused her studies in Cosmetic and Medical Dermatology as well as Laser Surgery. In a few years, Dr. Palmer would come to found Dermatology Associates of New York (DANY) in Harrison, New York where she currently serves as Medical Director.

Among a plethora of accomplishments, Dr. Palmer recently published her second book, Beyond Beauty in 2016 available on In this publication, Dr. Palmer analyzes the latest medical research and suggests simple strategies to improve overall health from the inside out -- from diet and exercise regimes to sleep quality – for glowing, healthy skin.  To advance accessible, holistic medicine, she has also launched her own line of skin care products, Replere®, that provides potent antioxidant skin care for facial rejuvenation, developed with the power of cutting-edge medical knowledge. 

Dr. Palmer’s fierce dedication and proficiency have been recognized through several professional honors. She received the Janet H. Glasgow Memorial Achievement for being a significant female physician role model and membership in Psi Sigma Alpha, the National Osteopathic Honor Society. To stay abreast of changing medical advancements, Dr. Palmer also maintains professional associations with the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and the American Academy of Dermatology. She remains determined to use her leadership positions and platforms to promote holistic patient health and an informed patient experience.  Dr. Palmer is also a Student Advocacy Board of Directors Member, a Student Advocacy Overcoming the Odds Selection Committee Member, and a New York State Supreme Court Expert. She gives charitably to Student Advocacy Programs and devotes her clinical wisdom to train the next generation.

Dr. Palmer hopes to expand and strengthen her current positions in the future. She hopes to continue growing her private practice, DANY, write more, and promote her skincare line Replere®. In her spare time, Dr. Palmer cultivates interests in skiing, hiking, yoga, and reading. She also has a penchant for sports, often playing golf and tennis to unwind. The American Health Council proudly acknowledges Dr. Palmer as a leader in the field of Medical Dermatology and looks forward to supporting her healthcare initiatives in the future.

About the American Health Council:

The American Health Council is the nation’s only organization with a constituency representative of all sectors of the healthcare industry. From the coasts to the heartland, the American Health Council has drawn Affiliates from major metropolitan hubs and small communities. These Affiliates span generations and have reached different stages of their careers — from recent graduates to retirees. More information about the American Health Council and its mission can be found at:

Additionally, the American Health Council strives to provide recognition and support for those individuals and institutions making the difference in patients’ lives day in and day out. Throughout 2017, the AHC is honoring “America’s Best Doctors and Nurses,” as well as the nation’s best medical universities and hospitals. The American Health Council’s “Best in Medicine” and “Best in Nursing” awards programs honor the individuals and institutions that have contributed significantly to medicine and nursing, as well as the training and education of physicians and nurses. The most current selections for these honors may be viewed here: and

For more information, please contact:
Elizabeth Moore
American Health Council
Hauppauge, NY United States
Phone: 1-631-617-6590