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Dr. James Pacala, MD

Geriatric Medicine*
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Map Pin Small Minneapolis, MN
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Overview of Dr. James Pacala, MD

Dr. James Pacala, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Minneapolis, MN. They specialize in Geriatric Medicine, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in Family Practice. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER / CANCER CENTER and is affiliated with M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank. Patients rated Dr. Pacala an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Pacala works at Practice in Minneapolis, MN with other offices in Saint Paul, MN. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Pacala's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Fairview Pharmacy Smileys Clinic
    2020 E 28th St, Minneapolis, MN 55407 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (612) 333-0770
  2. 2
    Cvs Pharmacy #07117
    2426 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55411 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (612) 302-8200
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    Univ. of Minnesota Physicians
    1414 MARYLAND AVE E, Saint Paul, MN 55106 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (651) 772-3461

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  • M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center - West Bank

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    Specialties*
    • Geriatric Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • 1689759599
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER / CANCER CENTER
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    • Family Practice and Geriatric Medicine
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