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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Jacques J. Palmer, MD

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, German, French, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • Hoag Affiliated Physicians
  • Mission Heritage Medical Group
  • Mission Hospital Affiliated Physicians
  • O.C. Neurosurgical Associates
  • Providence
  • St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
Neurological Surgery Medical Associates
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 561
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Primary Office

Neurological Surgery Medical Associates
26732 Crown Valley Parkway
Suite 561
Mission Viejo, CA 92691
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(949) 364-1060
(949) 364-5761
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Neurosurgery
    • Spine Surgery
    Areas of Interest


    Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

  • Biography



    Apply my dedication and knowledge to help restore a patient's well-being in the most humane manner possible.

    Face to face interactions with patients to help them understand the nature of their illness and assist them in making an informed decision regarding most appropriate management. Making a positive difference in their lives.

    The most challenging field of medicine permitting a life-long acquisition of knowledge which can be applied to the restoration of a patient's well-being and improve his or her quality of life.

    American Board of Neurological Surgery
    Areas of Expertise
    Minimally Invasive Spine procedures for disc herniation, spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease and instability, compression fractures Brain tumors including pituitary tumors