Dr. Carolyn Pace, MD

Dr. Carolyn Pace, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Carolyn Pace, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Tempe, AZ and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from New York Medical College in 1987 and specializes in rheumatology and internal medicine.

2034 E Southern Ave Ste P

Tempe, AZ 85282

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
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more than 99% of peers
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 95% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Rheumatology
  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

41  Conditions Treated


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2  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Med College Penn
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Abington Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Hahnemann University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pace's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pace to family and friends
42 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (42)

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Dr. Pace's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

BEWARE!!! For all of you that are seeking DR Carolyn Pace to be your Rheumatologist. Here is our story, Last year when East Valley rheumatology close their doors, I was was forced to find a new Doctor. We were one of the lucky few (unlucky as our case) to be accepted as a new patient. At first all...more
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My mother has been going to Dr. Pace for years. I am not sure why we have allowed my mom to stay as her patient. Her staff is without doubt the worst staff a Dr. could have. They do not return calls, they do not let you make another appointment while you are there. Either they do not give her...more
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Has an email "audition" system as a way of stringing along potential new patients. Doesn't answer emails, refuses to schedule over the phone. Is NOT accepting new patients, so just move along, nothing to see here. Wait time? I've been waiting FOUR MONTHS to even get a "we can't see you at this...more
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She was ok until I had a crisis and needed her help for the additional pain I was suffering. Then she was suddenly and strangely unavailable. She told her staff to tell me she was not there (a lie). Then she dropped me as a patient by mail. She actually and for no reason accused me of selling...more
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The Dr's office staff is almost completely inept. The answering system, which is active 110% of the time, routes calls off into space. Calls are rarely returned timely. Sometimes not at all. Prescription refills are promised, but very rarely delivered without callback after callback.
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