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Address: 1101 Dresser Court
Raleigh, NC 27609
Telephone: 919-878-4060
Fax: 919-256-0499

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J. Carey Pate, MD

J. Carey Pate, MD, of Taylor Retina Center, Raleigh, NC

Dr. Pate is a board-certified ophthalmologist who specializes in retina disease and surgery. Dr. Pate has a special interest in diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration, and retinal detachment surgery.

Dr. Pate is a third generation physician and grew up watching his father and grandfather practice family medicine in rural Texas. He was valedictorian of his high school class and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science in Medicine. He attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, where he trained at the Texas Medical Center, the largest of its kind in the world. He then traveled to the bluegrass state and completed an internship in transitional surgery and a residency in ophthalmology at the University of Kentucky. He stayed in Lexington where he completed a dual 2-year fellowship in Vitreoretinal Surgery at the University of Kentucky and Retina Associates of Kentucky.

Dr. Pate loves to travel, snow ski, and spend time with family and friends. He is married to Rena Pate, O.D. and they have 2 young boys, Tommy and Charlie.

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

Meet Our Physicians

Meet Our Specialists

Our retina specialists are board certified in ophthalmology, have completed a retina disease fellowship and have performed thousands of retina procedures. Our doctors and their staff share a common mission to provide the most up-to-date medical care in an environment that is compassionate and patient-centered.

Diseases We Treat

Conditions treated by Taylor Retina Center, Raleigh, NC

Diseases that affect the retina can often lead to severe vision loss or blindness. Our physicians and staff will use state of the art technology to provide you with the highest level of care.

Convenient Offices

Map and directions to the offices of Taylor Retina Center, Raleigh, NC

Taylor Retina Center has nine convenient North Carolina and southern Virginia office locations to serve your medical needs and covers more of central & eastern North Carolina than any other retina specialty practice. For the address, interactive map, and driving directions to any of our offices, please choose a location below.