Arthur E Palamara, MD

Palamara Arthur E
Vascular Surgery

Primary Office
1150 N 35th Ave
Suite 460
Hollywood, FL 33021

Meet the Physician

Dr. Arthur Palamara joined the staff of Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute in 2012 after practicing vascular surgery in Hollywood for 33 years. His extensive experience includes more than 1,500 carotid endarterectomies and nearly 1,500 open and endovascular abdominal aortic aneurysm repairs. He has placed 1,000 pacemakers, performed thousands of shunt procedures for dialysis and is an expert in complex leg vascular reconstructions.

Dr. Palamara completed a cardiovascular fellowship at Baylor Methodist Hospital in Houston. He is past president of the South Florida Society of Vascular Surgery, the Florida Vascular Society and the Broward County Medical Association. He was vice president of the Florida Medical Association and is a Florida delegate to the American Medical Association. 

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Awards and honors
  • One of the Six Best Vascular Surgeons in South Florida, Miami Metro Magazine
  • Apollo Leadership Award, Palm Beach Medical Society
  • America’s Top Physicians, Consumers’ Research Council of America
  • President’s Recognition Award, Florida Medical Association
  • First Annual Lifetime Achievement Award, Florida Medical Business
  • First Annual Skip Bechert Leadership Award, Broward County Medical Association
  • Certificate of Appreciation, Florida Medical Association
  • Certificate of Excellence, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
  • South Florida Super Doctors
  • Patient Care Award, Memorial Regional Hospital
Professional organizations
  • Society for Vascular Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons, South Florida Chapter
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Florida Vascular Society
  • South Florida Society for Vascular Surgery
  • American Medical Association
Recent publications
  • “Coping With Natural Disasters: Haiti Earthquake,” Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, 2010
  • “Complications of Dabigatran (Pradaxa),” Florida Vascular Society, 2011


  • Universita Di Roma, 1971
  • Harlem Hospital Center, 1973, Surgery
  • Suburban Hospital, 1972
  • St Luke's - Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1974, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
  • Baylor College Of Medicine, Methodist Hospital, 1979, Vascular Surgery