Francis R. Palmer, III, M.D.
Medical Director for The International Center for Aesthetic Surgery and The Palmer Code Institute in Beverly Hills, California, Francis R. Palmer III, MD, FACS, creator of The Palmer Beauty Principles TM, What’s Your Number ®, The Celebrity Lift TM and The Facial Contour ® Facelift, is one of the most sought after plastic and cosmetic surgeons in the world.
Past Director of Facial Plastic Surgery for the University of Southern California School of Medicine, for over a decade, Dr Palmer’s aesthetic vision and surgical expertise has attracted a wide array of international clientele. Celebrities, Royalty, world leaders and captains of industry alike trust him to improve and rejuvenate their appearance through his unique knowledge of cutting-edge techniques and state-of-the-art technology.
His work is known both internationally and nation-wide as he teaches and lectures about his aesthetic vision and plastic surgery techniques. Dr. Palmer frequently appears as an expert on plastic surgery in both scholarly and general media. Dr Palmer serves as a consultant and is involved in aesthetic medical research as well as participating in product development for emerging new technologies with industry leaders, investment and technology firms. Dr Palmer is the Director of The Aesthetic Research Center in Redwood City, California where he oversees and is the Principal Investigator for clinical trials on Myoscience Inc’s aesthetics medical device. Dr Palmer is currently is the Director of Global medical Affairs for Myoscience Inc.
His recent accomplishments include The Celebrity LiftTM, which takes substantially less time to perform and less healing time than a conventional facelift. He is known for The Palmer Beauty Principles TM, his system of beauty principles which are featured in his new book “What’s Your Number…the palmer code” that guide his acclaimed aesthetic work on people from all over the world. The Palmer Code is pat pending.
A Pennsylvania native, Dr. Palmer has called Southern California home for over thirty years. An honors graduate of San Diego State University, he received his MD from the University of California – Irvine. Following his residency at USC-LA County Medical Center, Dr. Palmer completed a fellowship with the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and is board certified in that specialty. He has also completed a fellowship with the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and is board eligible in that specialty.
Dr. Palmer and his expert plastic surgery techniques have been featured in many broadcast and print media, including ABC’s The View, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox News, Dr. Phil, Entertainment Tonight, Allure, Fit, USA Today, Cosmopolitan, US Weekly, People, In Touch, The New York and Los Angeles Times. British magazine Tatler named him “one of the world’s best plastic surgeons.” Even renowned columnist Liz Smith has mentioned Dr. Palmer.
Dr. Palmer has created several lines of cosmeceuticals (Defy ®, PAS tm, Francis R. Beverly Hills®) that produce younger looking, healthier skin that radiates wellbeing.
When Dr. Palmer is not in surgery or devising a new procedure, he loves to paint in acrylics, watercolors and oils. Many of his canvases hang in his Beverly Hills office. He resides in Santa Monica with his wife and two children.