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Carmen Yolanda Pagan, MD

Assistant Professor; Assistant Clinical Professor, Internal Medicine (Rheumatology)

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Carmen Yolanda Pagan, MD



Dr. Pagan obtained her MD at the Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico. She completed her residency at the VA Caribbean Health System and rheumatology fellowship at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Pagan is an attending physician at the VA Hospital in West Haven. She joined the Section of Rheumatology in July of 2016 and is an Assistant Clinical Professor.

Education & Training

  • Rheumatology Fellow
    Jackson Memorial Medical Center (1999)
  • MD
    Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Rheumatology fellowship (1999)
  • Internal Medicine Resident
    VA Caribbean HC System (1996)
  • MD
    VA Caribbean HC System, Internal Medicine (1996)
  • MD
    Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine (1993)
  • BS
    Universidad de Puerto Rico, Biology (1989)

Honors & Recognition

Doctor's Choice Award2015
Doctor's Choice Award2014
Doctor's Choice Award2010
Puerto Rico House of Representatives Recognition Award for Professional Excellence2005

Professional Service

Association of Rheumatology of Puerto RicoPresident2007 - 2008
Leadership Committee, Caribbean Preparatory SchoolBoard of Directors2006 - 2008
Association of Rheumatology of Puerto RicoVice President2006 - 2007
Clinica Las Americas De Guaynabo, Clinica La Americas de GuaynaboBoard of Directors2005 - 2014
Association of Rheumatology of Puerto RicoOfficer2005 - 2006

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