Christopher Palmeiro, DO, MSc, CNSC

Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Endocrinology, Department of Primary Care

Middletown Primary Care Adjunct Professor
  • Campus:
    Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine - Middletown

Dr. Christopher Palmeiro is Chairman of Endocrinology at the HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, a position he has held since January of 2014. He currently practices as the only endocrinologist in a critical access community in Margaretville, New York. Dr. Palmeiro also serves patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the Westchester Institute of Human Development in Valhalla, New York.

Prior to his current positions, Dr. Palmeiro completed his fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism at Westchester Medical Center. He completed both his residency and chief residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in Manhattan. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine.                                              

Dr. Palmeiro’s areas of interests within the realm of endocrinology include nutrition support, obesity counseling and the progressive management of diabetes. He completed a Master of Science degree in clinical nutrition while in medical school at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, and was the first graduate of an innovative program that incorporated this degree into the medical school curriculum, earning him the John J. Theobald Graduate Achievement award.


Chief Medical Resident,                         2009 – 2010

St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center, New York, NY

Internal Medicine Resident,                    2007 – 2009

St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center, New York, NY

Internal Medicine Intern,                          2006 – 2007

St. Luke’s-­‐‑Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY

Board Certifications:

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine       October 2012

Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism

Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine        August 2009

Internal Medicine

Hospital Appointments:

Chairman, Department of Endocrinology          Jan 2014 – present

Medical Staff, HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley


Fellow in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism,     2010 – 2012

Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY

Areas of Research/Interest:

Progressive management of diabetes and obesity

Anything else?

Founder, Doctablet, Medicine Chiefs Inc       Feb 2015 – present

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