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November 5, 2020
Harrington Physician Services Welcomes Family Medicine Physician Dr. Deborah Palmer

BRIMFIELD, MA – Deborah Palmer, DO has joined Harrington Physician Services’ Family Medicine practice in Brimfield, providing primary care to all ages.

Dr. Palmer is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and serves on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Academy of Family Physicians. She is also a member of the American Osteopathic Association and the American Medical Association, and is certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics and Neonatal Resuscitation.

Prior to joining HPS, Dr. Palmer was chief resident at Middlesex Health Family Medicine in Middletown, Connecticut, during which time she served as the Connecticut Delegate at the National Congress of Family Medicine Residents. She was also a member of the Middlesex Hospital Peer Review Quality Improvement Committee and Communities of Care Quality Improvement Committee.

Dr. Palmer completed her undergraduate studies at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY where she graduated magna cum laude. She received her medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in Old Westbury, NY.

Dr. Palmer joins Dr. Ruth Benet and Nurse Practitioners Kim Vetal and Kristine Roth at Harrington Physician Services’ Family Medicine practice in Brimfield, located at 255 E. Old Sturbridge Road.

Dr. Palmer as well as other Harrington Physician Services primary care providers are currently accepting new patients. To schedule an appointment call (508) 765-3145. To find out more, visit


Harrington HealthCare System is a comprehensive regional healthcare system serving more than 25 communities across south central Massachusetts and northeastern Connecticut. The system includes Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, Harrington HealthCare at Webster and three additional major medical office buildings: Harrington HealthCare at Charlton, Harrington HealthCare at 169, also in Charlton, and Harrington HealthCare at Spencer; Harrington Physician Services, our primary care and multi-specialty physician group; UrgentCare Express at Harrington in Charlton and Oxford; The Cancer Center at Harrington in Southbridge, and the region’s largest Behavioral Health programs for mental health and substance use.