Michelle D. Palazzo, MD


Michelle D. Palazzo, MD

Dr. Palazzo is a board-certified plastic surgeon who earned a bachelors and master’s degree in engineering from the University of Illinois. She received her medical degree from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in 1999. She then completed a residency in General, Plastic, and Reconstructive Surgery of St. Louis University, followed by a Fellowship in Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery of the Breast at Georgetown University in Washington DC. In 2006, she completed a one-year fellowship at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery in Louisville, Ky.

In September 2006, Dr. Palazzo joined Kleinert Kutz as staff and has since become a partner in the practice. She is a clinical instructor with the University of Louisville Department of Surgery, Division of Hand Surgery. She received a certificate of added qualification in Surgery of the Hand in 2011. In 2015, Dr. Palazzo became the program director of the Kleinert Institute for Fellowship, the largest of its kind in the country for hand and microsurgery.

Her special interests include soft tissue injuries and tumors of the hand, cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the breast, fat injections, and body contouring. As a breast cancer survivor since age 34, Dr. Palazzo has a personal interest in managing and treating breast cancer patients who desire breast reconstruction.

Currently, Dr. Palazzo is the 2021-2022 president of the Ohio Valley Society of plastic surgeons and the Kentucky society of plastic surgeons. She is an active member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons , American Society of Reconstructive Microsurgeons, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.


Locations

Downtown Louisville Office

Downtown Louisville Office

225 Abraham Flexner Way, Ste. 700
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

(502) 561-4263

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East Louisville Office

East Louisville Office

3900 Kresge Way, Bldg B, Ste. 43
Louisville, Kentucky 40207

(502) 561-4263

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Chamberlain Pointe Office

Chamberlain Pointe Office

4642 Chamberlain Lane, Ste. 202
Louisville, Kentucky 40241

(502) 561-4263

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New Albany Office

New Albany, Indiana Office

3605 Northgate Ct, Ste. 102
New Albany, Indiana 47150

(812) 944-4263

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