Carlos Palacio, M.D., M.P.H.

Carlos Palacio M.D., M.P.H.

Professor & Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency

Department: Department of Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 244-3530
Business Email:

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Profile

  • Internal Medicine
  • Clinical Special Interests: Evidence based medicine, patient safety
  • Research Special Interests: Health information technology, quality management


Outcomes among trauma patients with duodenal leak following primary versus complex repair of duodenal injuries: An Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma multicenter trial.
The journal of trauma and acute care surgery.95(1):151-159[DOI] 10.1097/TA.0000000000003972.[PMID] 37072889.
Invasive versus non-invasive hemodynamic monitoring of heart failure patients and their outcomes.
Journal of geriatric cardiology : JGC.19(4):315-318[DOI] 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2022.04.004.[PMID] 35572217.
Tokyo Guidelines (TG18) for Acute Cholangitis Provide Improved Specificity and Accuracy Compared to Fellow Assessment.
Cureus.14(7):e27527-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.27527.[PMID] 36060358.
Characteristics of Serrated Adenomas in Non-Hispanic Whites and African Americans Undergoing Screening Colonoscopy.
Cureus.13(7):e16200-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.16200.[PMID] 34367803.
Collaborative care plans reduce subspecialty consults: the experience from a safety net hospital.
The American journal of managed care.26(4):177-180[DOI] 10.37765/ajmc.2020.42835.[PMID] 32270985.
Protective Propensity of Race or Environmental Features in the Development of Barrett's Esophagus in African Americans - A Single Center Pilot Study.
Journal of the National Medical Association.111(2):198-201[DOI] 10.1016/j.jnma.2018.09.008.[PMID] 30366610.
Poverty, a risk factor overlooked: a cross-sectional cohort study comparing poverty rate and cardiovascular disease outcomes in the state of Florida.
Journal of investigative medicine : the official publication of the American Federation for Clinical Research.66(3):693-695[DOI] 10.1136/jim-2017-000621.[PMID] 29330309.
Prognostic utility of NT-proBNP greater than 70,000 pg/mL in patients with end stage renal disease.
Journal of geriatric cardiology : JGC.15(7):476-478[DOI] 10.11909/j.issn.1671-5411.2018.07.002.[PMID] 30364747.
Risk of histologic Barrett's esophagus between African Americans and non-Hispanic whites: A meta-analysis.
United European gastroenterology journal.6(1):22-28[DOI] 10.1177/2050640617707862.[PMID] 29435310.
The frequency of histologically confirmed Barrett's esophagus varies by the combination of ethnicity and gender.
Journal of gastrointestinal oncology.8(1):102-108[DOI] 10.21037/jgo.2016.12.07.[PMID] 28280615.
Skin rash in the intensive care unit: Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, or a rare manifestation of a hidden cutaneous malignancy: A case report.
Molecular and clinical oncology.4(3):413-415[DOI] .[PMID] 26998294.
African American ethnicity is not associated with development of Barrett's oesophagus after erosive oesophagitis.
Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver.47(10):853-6[DOI] 10.1016/j.dld.2015.06.007.[PMID] 26188839.
Journal Watch From Ace (Alliance for Clinical Education): Annual Review of Medical Education Articles in Internal Medicine Journals, 2013-2014
Teaching and Learning in Medicine.27(4):435-440[DOI] 10.1080/10401334.2015.1078245.[PMID] 26508003.
Relative Merits of Low-Carbohydrate Versus Low-Fat Diet in Managing Obesity.
Southern medical journal.108(7):401-16[DOI] 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000308.[PMID] 26192936.
A comparison of congestive heart failure readmissions among teaching and nonteaching hospital services.
Southern medical journal.107(8):501-7[DOI] 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000152.[PMID] 25084187.
Clinical Factors Do Not Explain Why Barrett's Esophagus Primarily Occurs Among Non-Hispanic Whites in North Florida
American Journal of Gastroenterology.109(2):S34-[DOI] .[PMID] .
Relationship of Gender and Smoking History in the Development of Hypothyroidism From Exposure to External Beam Radiation for Head and Neck Cancers.
World journal of oncology.5(3):113-117[DOI] 10.14740/wjon835w.[PMID] 29147388.
African-Americans, Hispanic Americans, and non-Hispanic whites without GERD or reflux symptoms have equivalent 24-h pH esophageal acid exposure.
Digestive diseases and sciences.58(12):3554-7[DOI] 10.1007/s10620-013-2853-0.[PMID] 24036992.
Females without reflux symptoms or gastroesophageal reflux disease have less distal esophageal acid exposure than males without reflux symptoms or gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Diseases of the esophagus : official journal of the International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus.26(3):246-9[DOI] 10.1111/j.1442-2050.2012.01367.x.[PMID] 22676484.
Verbal working memory in individuals with schizophrenia and their first degree relatives: relationship with negative and disorganized symptoms.
Actas espanolas de psiquiatria.41(2):106-14[DOI] .[PMID] 23592070.
African Americans with Barrett's esophagus are less likely to have dysplasia at biopsy.
Digestive diseases and sciences.57(2):419-23[DOI] 10.1007/s10620-011-1900-y.[PMID] 21909989.
Hospital bed utilization by teaching and nonteaching medical services.
The health care manager.31(4):295-301[DOI] 10.1097/HCM.0b013e31826fe26c.[PMID] 23111480.
Effect of Glucose Control on Delayed Gastric Emptying in Diabetic Patients: Author's Reply.
Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility.17(1):101-[DOI] 10.5056/jnm.2011.17.1.101.[PMID] 21369503.
Increasing access to health care providers through medical home model may abolish racial disparity in diabetes care: evidence from a cross-sectional study.
Journal of the National Medical Association.103(3):250-6[DOI] .[PMID] 21671528.
Transient dyslipidemia mimicking the plasma lipid profile of Tangier disease in a diabetic patient with gram negative sepsis.
Annals of clinical and laboratory science.41(2):150-3[DOI] .[PMID] 21844573.
Benchmarking electronic medical records initiatives in the US: a conceptual model.
Journal of medical systems.34(3):273-9[DOI] .[PMID] 20503611.
Do HbA1C Levels Correlate With Delayed Gastric Emptying in Diabetic Patients?
Journal of neurogastroenterology and motility.16(4):414-7[DOI] 10.5056/jnm.2010.16.4.414.[PMID] 21103423.
Gender variation in oesophageal motor function: analysis of 129 healthy individuals.
Digestive and liver disease : official journal of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology and the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver.42(7):482-4[DOI] 10.1016/j.dld.2009.11.009.[PMID] 20036202.
Gram-negative versus Gram-positive bacteremia: what is more alarmin(g)?
Critical care (London, England).14(3):161-[DOI] 10.1186/cc9013.[PMID] 20550728.
Incidence of hypoglycemia with tight glycemic control protocols: a comparative study.
Diabetes technology & therapeutics.12(8):635-9[DOI] 10.1089/dia.2010.0009.[PMID] 20615105.
Journal Watch From Ace (Alliance for Clinical Education): Annual Review of Medical Education Articles in Internal Medicine Journals, 2008-2009
Teaching and Learning in Medicine.22(3):233-236[DOI] 10.1080/10401334.2010.488510.[PMID] .
Outcomes of damage-control celiotomy in elderly nontrauma patients with intra-abdominal catastrophes.
American journal of surgery.200(6):783-8; discussion 788[DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2010.07.027.[PMID] 21146021.
Perioperative atrial arrhythmias in noncardiothoracic patients: a review of risk factors and treatment strategies in the veteran population.
American journal of surgery.200(5):601-5[DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2010.07.019.[PMID] 21056136.
Using multiple sources of data to assess the prevalence of diabetes at the subcounty level, Duval County, Florida, 2007.
Preventing chronic disease.7(5):A108-[DOI] .[PMID] 20712935.
A comparative study of unscheduled hospital readmissions in a resident-staffed teaching service and a hospitalist-based service.
Southern medical journal.102(2):145-9[DOI] 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e31818bc48a.[PMID] 19139694.
Black cohosh for the management of menopausal symptoms : a systematic review of clinical trials.
Drugs & aging.26(1):23-36[DOI] 10.2165/0002512-200926010-00002.[PMID] 19102512.
Black Cohosh for the Management of Menopausal Symptoms a Systematic Review of Clinical Trials
Drugs & Aging.26():23-36[DOI] .[PMID] .
Implementation of a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prevention bundle results in decreased MRSA surgical site infections.
American journal of surgery.198(5):607-10[DOI] 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2009.07.010.[PMID] 19887186.
Increased N-terminal-pro-B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients with appropriate implantable defibrillator therapies.
Heart & lung : the journal of critical care.38(1):10-6[DOI] 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2007.12.005.[PMID] 19150526.
Resource-based relative value scale analysis between teaching and nonteaching hospitalist services.
The health care manager.28(1):81-5[DOI] 10.1097/HCM.0b013e318196de91.[PMID] 19225341.
Darier's disease: a commonly misdiagnosed cutaneous disorder.
Journal of drugs in dermatology : JDD.7(4):387-90[DOI] .[PMID] 18459521.
Psychological effects of poor outcome on physicians.
Southern medical journal.101(10):985-[DOI] 10.1097/SMJ.0b013e31817e32cd.[PMID] 18791535.
Characteristics of patients prescribed angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers, or the combination at an urban medical center.
MedGenMed : Medscape general medicine.9(4):40-[DOI] .[PMID] 18311390.
Collet-sicard syndrome: an uncommon manifestation of metastatic prostate cancer.
Southern medical journal.99(8):898-9[DOI] .[PMID] 16929891.
The role of clinical information systems in health care quality improvement.
The health care manager.25(3):206-12[DOI] .[PMID] 16905990.
Patient with disseminated Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare complex involving the bone marrow, causing pancytopenia.
Southern medical journal.98(1):129-30[DOI] .[PMID] 15678655.
[Treatment of aggressive non-Hodgkin's lymphomas].
Medicina clinica.110(16):614-8[DOI] .[PMID] 9656199.

Office Information

Academic Office
4th Floor, LRC
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Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-3530
Administrative Manager
IshShamel Williams
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Medical Student Office
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Fax: (904) 244-3634
Clerkship Coordinator
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Medical Degree
1993 · University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Internal Medicine Residency
1996 · University of Florida Health Science Center Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL, USA
2007 · University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA