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Dr. Carolyn Dennehey, MD

Rheumatology ·  Female · Age 59

Dr. Dennehey

Dr. Carolyn Dennehey, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(775) 982-5000

Dr. Dennehey accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Nevada
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Dr. Dennehey's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gout
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dennehey treats Gout more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Dennehey treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Juvenile Gout
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dennehey treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Dennehey treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Dennehey treats Arthritis more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Dennehey treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Dennehey's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Carolyn Dennehey, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Reno, NV and has been practicing for 25 years. She graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

Education

1994
Uc Irvine
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Uc Irvine
Residency Hospital
1990
Uc Irvine
Internship Hospital
1989
University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
1992
1990
1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Dennehey's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Dennehey

3.8

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
66.66666666666667%
(14)
4 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(0)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(6)

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I would not recommend Dr. Dennehey. I was referred to her for evaluation for autoimmune disorder (AD). My GP thought I had one because of new facial rash, Raynaud's and more, plus a couple of AD tests were positive. Dr. Dennehey seemed bored when I was telling her about my new symptoms/history. I...Read More
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Dr. Dennehey demonstrates a very caring and concerned demeanor to me at each visit. After a recent appointment she prescribed an in-depth lab test, and called me personally to give me the results. She ensures that I feel empowered to discuss any issues I have with my medical condition.
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I saw Dr. Carolyn Dennehey in 2014 at Sutter in Sacramento. She was the first doctor to diagnose me with Fibromyalgia, as I'd been suffering with body pain/aches for many years and no other doctor knew why. It is likely that my problem stemmed from a car accident in 1996 and/or surgeries. Dr....Read More
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I saw Dr. Dennehey in 2004 at UCI when my left eye had become very inflammed. My Ophthalomogist at UCI referred me to her. She was the MD to finally diagnose me with Reactive Arthritis. I had been mistakenly dx with other conditions in the past. She was an excellent MD. She really listened well was...Read More
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