About Dr. Robert Pace, MD

Dr. Pace cares for and has expertise in a variety of neurologic conditions. He is passionate about demyelinating conditions of the central nervous system and holds a fellowship from the University of Michigan in Clinical Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis. He has experience using a variety of immunomodulating and suppressing agents and also lectures nationally regarding treatment options for MS.

Memorial Healthcare Institute for Neuroscience is an employed physician practice of Memorial Medical Associates, a department of Memorial Healthcare.


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Accepting new patients

Yes

Accepts children

No

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Education

The Ohio State University College of Medicine

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Residencies

University of Michigan Health System (Neurology)

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Fellowships

Clinical Neuroimmunology (University of Michigan)
Multiple Sclerosis (University of Michigan)

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Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
CITI Good Clinical Practice
Neurostatus and EDSS Assessment Level: C

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Languages

English

Locations

4600 Garfield Road
Auburn, MI 48611

Phone: 989-729-4147 Fax: 989-729-4157

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819 N. Shiawassee Street
NOW Building - 1st Floor
Owosso MI 48867

Phone: 989-723-1390 Fax: 989-725-1415

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4200 Fashion Square Blvd, Suite 301
Saginaw, MI 48603

Phone: 989-729-4206 Fax: 989-729-4207

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Reviews (162)

4.9 Stars Overall

4.9 out of 5 (230 Ratings, 60 Comments)

Dec 03, 2023

Dr Pace observes. It can be a bit unnerving until you figure out what he is doing. But he is an excellent observer!

Dec 01, 2023

Absolutely!! I would recommend this clinic and already have

Nov 28, 2023

Dr. Pace is always great at listening, providing concern and explaining to me why or how I am getting my migraines. Love visiting him.

Nov 15, 2023

Dr. Pace is fantastic. I see a lot of doctors but Dr Pace is my favorite

Oct 27, 2023

Dr. Pace is the most pleasant, kind, caring and knowledgeable neurologist who I have ever seen - and I have been a patient of many! He intently listens to me and I can see him pondering what I said. His warm personality REALLY showed when - after his initial "fist bump" - he immediately turned his attention to my husband who had chemo for Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma! He was SO encouraging about his outcome. Dr. Pace has even had his nurse Inquire about my husband via the Portal. Physicians like him are, sadly, difficult to find. He seems to be extremely knowledgeable about MS and is up-to-date about new and upcoming therapies. I was originally referred to him by a neurologist in Midland, as I had questions about Ocrevus. I learned from Dr. Pace that I had been on Tysabri for too long (7 years) and that it would not do anything for my Secondary Progressive MS. I was later shocked that this physician had later started to work at the Neurological Institute in Owosso. IMHO, he "talked the talk - but did not walk the walk"! I cannot imagine a better neurologist than Dr. Pace and am so grateful that he is my neurologist!

Oct 06, 2023

Dr. Pace is a delight: friendly, knowledgeable and very professional.

Oct 06, 2023

I appreciated that Dr. Pace took the time to talk with me, listen to my questions/concerns, and responded accordingly. I was glad that he did not hurry through my visit to try to catch up. I felt our talk was good, he answered my questions, he provided options in treatment and we discussed those options. Overall, that part of the visit was good.

Sep 25, 2023

Questions answered and update on MS research very good

Sep 23, 2023

Felt very comfortable with him. He's an active listener and looking forward to continuing this health journey with him.

Sep 22, 2023

I was seeing Dr. Pace at U of M, and when he left to go to Memorial, it was a no brainer to follow him to Owosso.

Sep 19, 2023

Dr. Pace and his nurse are the real deal!!! Great people!

Sep 09, 2023

We were very pleased about the attention and condor Dr Pace provided

Aug 28, 2023

The care is so good I don't know what to say Thank you

Aug 25, 2023

I am very happy w/Dr. Pace he explains very clearly takes time to listen and answer any questions I have. Excellent communication.

Aug 21, 2023

Dr Pace is very compassionate and understanding. I know his time valuable and appreciate the time he spends with me. I hope my visit with him doesn't cause the next patient to wait.

Aug 21, 2023

Dr. Pace is always listening and treating you as a human - one who is struggling with chronic conditions.

Aug 21, 2023

Dr Pace is the best!!!!!

Aug 21, 2023

Dr Pace is always very caring and informative. He always exceeds expectations during visits

Aug 04, 2023

Dr Pace is an excellent doctor.

Jul 25, 2023

I love Dr. Pace and have recommended him frequently.

Jul 21, 2023

Dr. Pace is amazing!

Jul 19, 2023

Dr Pace is an excellent listener & offers solutions to concerns

Jul 14, 2023

Dr Pace always optimistic, and encouraging

Jul 14, 2023

Dr. Pace and his staff are amazing! I went to MSU neurology in the past and had terrible care there, if you even want to call it care. I wish I had found Dr. Pace and Memorial Neuro sooner.

Jul 07, 2023

Dr Pace is very knowledgeable and explained MS in a way I'd never heard it before. Awesome Dr, very caring. I'd definitely recommend him in the future.

Jun 23, 2023

Dr Pace provided excellent care.

Jun 18, 2023

I could tell doc pace gives a damn

Jun 16, 2023

Great listener to my concerns.

Jun 07, 2023

Dr. Pace discussed my treatment in detail and accepted my suggestions for changes most graciously.

May 26, 2023

Dr Pace is wonderful and caring !!!

May 26, 2023

Dr Pace was very good at listening to my issues and explaining or finding a solution.

May 18, 2023

I do recommend Dr. Pace if anyone is having troubles.

Apr 28, 2023

Absolutely love how Dr. Pace truly listens to my concerns. He is very easy to talk to and have a discussion with about my care.

Apr 21, 2023

I always feel like a partner in my care. They are top-notch professionals and l feel lucky to know they're in my corner!

Apr 21, 2023

This is only my second time seeing Dr. Pace so we are still getting to know each other. I felt he took the time to listen and he was with me for 40 minutes, which I appreciated him taking the time. I had a change in my health and we needed to talk. I am glad he gave me that time. I can't say I fully understand the changes we talked about but at least we got he conversation started. Dr. Pace tried to explain things but I am not sure I always understood. We will talk more in the fall, I will make sure.

Apr 20, 2023

Good

Apr 14, 2023

Every time I have seen Dr. Pace he is very caring and sits and talks to me as if I was a family member he was caring for. I appreciate that and it in unusual for a Dr. In this field to be so kind.

Apr 14, 2023

I greatly appreciate Dr. Pace. He is never condescending, there is no God complex, he explains things very well, he answers all my questions, he's very thorough, I feel listened to and heard. I feel like I'm in very good hands and he leaves no stone unturned. I appreciate that if he's ever late he apologizes but he also takes however much time is needed with me. Therefore I have no problem waiting if he is waiting if he is late because that means he's giving someone else exactly what they need also.

Apr 08, 2023

Dr. Pace is very thoughtful, understandingand takes as much time as necessary at visits and other times to listen and explain whatever Is asked and helps to personalize every visits and care decisions. We drive 2 hours to see him as my neurologist. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Pace to anyone

Apr 07, 2023

I have a very rare neurological disease and Dr. Pace has always been on top of what is best for my treatment.

Apr 05, 2023

Dr. Pace is a great Neurologist and I recommend him to others any time I can. He is a pleasure to speak with and see.

Mar 29, 2023

Dr. Pace was very helpful and provided suggestions for my concerns.

Mar 22, 2023

Dr. Pace is excellent. Change his quote shown to something a little more intelligent.

Mar 20, 2023

Great health care surrounded by nice knowledgeable people.

Mar 17, 2023

Dr. Pace addressed each and every question and concern I had. He never rushes me, always offers me something to try and leaves it up to me to decide. This can be a lonely, confusing, scary disease and I feel he keeps things calm and under control.

Mar 06, 2023

Always excellent care

Mar 03, 2023

I will continue seeing Dr. Pace for MS care and treatment.

Feb 27, 2023

We always recommend Dr. Pace to our friends who are looking for answers.

Feb 23, 2023

Provider is great supporting staff is lacking

Feb 17, 2023

Have already told several people about Dr Pace. Am very pleased with his knowledge and time spent with explaining in a way no other doctor had.

Feb 17, 2023

Dr Pace always takes his time with me and makes sure I understand everything. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of these services

Feb 03, 2023

Dr Pace and his staff are wonderful

Feb 01, 2023

Physician did not seem to care about our waiting time 1st time in the morning.

Jan 20, 2023

Very informative.

Jan 13, 2023

Will absolutely recommend Dr Pace to anyone I know who needs to see a Neurologist!

Jan 04, 2023

Been tellling my old doc. That I was get beond tired he said it was due to my ms and got me somthng to help, I now am able to do the normal things I used to do. Thank you so much!

Dec 21, 2022

Dr Pace is an excellent doctor.

Dec 16, 2022

Dr. Pace is a valuable asset to your Institute.

Dec 16, 2022

Very impressive never experienced that kind of care anywhere.

Dec 15, 2022

This the only facility, and faculty I would recommend to someone with MS. The ONLY one.

Nov 29, 2022

Dr. Pace spoke to myself as well as my daughter who had to come with me. He answered her questions and asked her about herself. He also remembered that my brother had been having mental issues at the last visit and asked how he was doing.

Nov 28, 2022

Went over MRI results w/ Dr Pace where he gave me all of his expertise & attention.

Nov 27, 2022

Dr Pace is an intelligent doctor who cares about his patients. He explains info and answers questions throughly.

Nov 24, 2022

Dr Pace was wonderful

Nov 18, 2022

I've never had such a caring physician. There has never been the feel of being rushed out of the appointment.

Oct 19, 2022

Dr. Pace is ALWAYS "open" to hearing any thoughts & concerns. He is never rushed and carefully considers my suggestions. Exceptional neurologist - and I have been to many!

Oct 11, 2022

I find Dr. Pace to be kind, patient and very knowledgeable.

Oct 03, 2022

Good

Sep 21, 2022

Dr. Pace sat down and explained everything thoroughly - I knew what he was saying to me answered all questions I had.

Sep 17, 2022

Dr. Pace always listens and answers all my questions. He's very attentive and explains things very well.

Sep 16, 2022

Dr Pace is the best. I am thankful to be under his care.

Sep 16, 2022

I am thrilled to work with Dr Pace and his team.

Sep 16, 2022

Only doctor I've ever had that puts my mind at peace with every interaction

Mar 28, 2022

Best health care communicator I've ever had!

Mar 21, 2022

Always informative. Excellent

Mar 02, 2022

I have referred several people over the last year or so

Feb 21, 2022

Really concern about my problems.

Feb 19, 2022

Dr Pace is amazing. He always takes the time to explain treatment options and make sure I understand them so I can make an informed decision.

Feb 18, 2022

Dr. Pace treated me with great respect and treated me as though I was intelligent and knew my own body.

Feb 18, 2022

Dr Pace was very thorough

Feb 13, 2022

Dr. Pace seemed very interested and knowledgeable about my condition. He suggested some new treatment that hadn't been tried before and addressed a problem that had never been looked into before.

Feb 12, 2022

Dr Pace was excellent.

Feb 05, 2022

Excellent communication between Dr. Pace & me as always.

Jan 21, 2022

I can not thank Dr. Pace enough for being thorough with my care. Love how he will listen carefully to all of my concerns.

Jan 04, 2022

Excellent all the way

Nov 24, 2021

Dr Pace is a not only a professional and an understanding doctor is seems to be very compassionate and a lovely person. I have no problem going out of town to see him and would recommend him!

Nov 16, 2021

Excellent time spent with me and explanation of problem

Oct 29, 2021

I had a great experience with Dr Pace and the Memorial team three years ago and go out of my way (I don't live in Michigan) to return.

Oct 15, 2021

Dr. Robert Pace always listens and has a very collaborative manner.

Sep 30, 2021

Excellent

Sep 03, 2021

Dr. Pace is a great doctor, as usual and I am thrilled that he appreciates patients and equally takes time with them.

Aug 13, 2021

Dr. Pace was thoughtful and through.

Jul 28, 2021

I can't say enough about Dr. Pace. He always listens and answers my questions. If I need anything he tells me to call the office. Very compassionate and understanding!

Jul 23, 2021

My husband is planning to transfer to this practice

Jul 16, 2021

Dr. Pace is excellent. Takes as much as I need him to. He is a very knowledgeable and caring doctor.

Jun 17, 2021

Good.

Jun 11, 2021

I've recommended Dr. Pace to several people.

Jun 02, 2021

I felt the talk and examination with Doctor Pace was too quick and seemed my condition was almost ignored just to get me out the door. Doctor checked my knee and foot reflex asked a few questions and visit was done. I think it was under 15 minutes. Dr. Pace told me it wasn't a neuro issue without explaining why. I tried to ask more questions to understand but got a quick explanation. The visit is not able to give me anything concrete to conclude that it was informative and productive.

May 26, 2021

I have recommended Dr Pace and Memorial to other people or families who are dealing with MS

May 03, 2021

Dr Pace is always and has always been kind, considerate and professional.

Apr 20, 2021

Dr. Pace - excellent doctor. Explains everything that I ask about. He sits down and spends a good amount of time with me.

Mar 31, 2021

Any chance I get I refer people to Dr. Pace. He is thorough and professional. He is always concerned for my care. Anything that I have needed from scripts to therapy to a power wheelchair he has filled for me.

Mar 18, 2021

Dr. Pace & his support staff are great!

Mar 04, 2021

Love Dr. Pace & his staff!

Jan 31, 2021

I Loved Dr Pace!! He was very reassuring and put my mind as ease regarding my diagnosis

Jan 22, 2021

I liked Dr Pace very much. Very positive about my condition. Explained his theory on MS and I went away with much optimism.

Jan 15, 2021

Good experience

Jan 15, 2021

Dr. Pace and his team are top notch. Dr. Pace always takes all the time I need to listen and work with me. I am so thankful to have Dr. Pace as my neurologist.

Dec 09, 2020

good

Dec 02, 2020

Dr. Pace is always very calm and "cool" whenever I see him - virtually or in person. The longer that I have been going to him, he seems to "open up" and be relaxed and comfortable. He is always very considerate and courteous. He listens to my concerns and provides thoughtful feedback.

Nov 06, 2020

Dr Pace is very easy to talk to and you know he is listening and what is best for youOne of the very best neurologists I have seen in the last 23 years because he seems very knowledgeable but so human also (and those two things don't always go hand in hand) Very relieved to have found him I had given up on seeing neurologists since 2016

Nov 02, 2020

Dr. Pace always makes me feel like I am the only patient he has all day.

Nov 02, 2020

very happy with Dr.Pace and his professional attitude during visit

Oct 09, 2020

Dr. Pace was thorough, knowledgeable, compassionate and kind. He clearly listened to me, making me feel like he was very focused regarding my health care needs. This was my second time seeing Dr. Pace and I was again very impressed! I would describe him as intelligent and personable.

Oct 09, 2020

love Bobby Joe

Aug 26, 2020

*Dr. Pace was excellent, as usual.

Aug 15, 2020

I have always had Great care from Dr. Pace

Jul 21, 2020

I never felt rushed and Dr. Pace always took as much time needed with me. He also remembered questions I had had from my appointment 6 months ago.

Jul 16, 2020

Dr. Robert Pace is absolutely amazing!

Jun 26, 2020

best experience ever

Jun 16, 2020

I would definitely recommend Dr. Robert Pace.

May 30, 2020

Dr. Pace is always very kind and listens to my concerns.

May 04, 2020

Dr. Pace was very thorough. I felt the video visit was very effective. My questions were all answered and since I am not having any new concerns with my MS, it was a great way to see the doctor without a 2 hour plus car ride involved.

Apr 29, 2020

Dr.Pace is a great neurologist, very kind, smart and makes me feel confident I'm getting the best care ever and he's seems truly concerned and caring. Worth the 2 hour drive, my husband and I are very happy! Thank-you

Apr 23, 2020

Dr. Pace has changed my life! He never gives up and I actually can say that I have quality of life, again. So grateful for him. I will never want to see a different doc. I feel like I hit the lotto with him.

Apr 14, 2020

I appreciate the time that Dr. Pace takes with me.

Mar 23, 2020

one of the best doctors experience that I've ever had

Feb 21, 2020

Dr. Pace was an excellent listener.

Jan 22, 2020

have already referred people to Dr Pace.

Jan 10, 2020

Good.

Dec 15, 2019

Dr. Pace was extremely thorough, clear, and kind.

Nov 27, 2019

Dr Pace is very engaged and listens to me , this is very refreshing . I like the way he has a scribe with him so we can have a real conversation !

Nov 22, 2019

already have recommended him to others

Nov 10, 2019

I have recommended Dr Pace to everyone in my MS groups and a lot have come to him.

Oct 28, 2019

Dr. Pace is one of the best doctors I've ever seen.

Oct 21, 2019

I was impressed with Dr. Pace's thoroughness regarding my MS and in addressing my husband's concerns.

Oct 20, 2019

Dr. Pace was very thoughtful and informative.

Oct 18, 2019

good

Oct 18, 2019

Dr. Pace and his team rocks! I drive almost 2 hrs to see him! I would follow this Dr. every where he goes!

Aug 28, 2019

Dr Pace took the time to listen and that is so important in the rush world of medicine . He did not spend his time on the computer and this is so appreciated . He really did listen and try to come up with a solution as he is the first doctor in 2 years that I think heard me !!! He is a great doctor an I have already recommended him to others .

Aug 24, 2019

Dr Pace is a good doctor and a nice man.

Aug 14, 2019

I can NOT praise Dr. Pace enough. Not just as a doctor, but as a compassionate human being. I left with hope for a future that includes my illness being who I am and no one has been able to do that for me in four years.

Jul 27, 2019

I already have recommended Dr Pace and his staff to friends

Jul 25, 2019

dr. pace never makes me feel rushed, he always seems relaxes and answers all my questions and concerns

Jul 20, 2019

Love the quality of care I receive from Dr. Pace and all of his staff!

Jul 09, 2019

Dr. Pace helped me tremendously! He was professional, reassuring, kind, and informative! The medical student with Dr. Pace also did a great job! They both took the time to answer all of my questions without making me feel unwanted or rushed.

Jun 30, 2019

My quality of life has improved significantly since I started care with Dr. Pace.

May 31, 2019

Dr Pace and his staff are all amazing I could not ask for a better team

May 27, 2019

Dr Pace is wonderful. I appreciate that he takes time to explain my condition and cares that I understand. He is very helpful when answering my questions.

May 19, 2019

dr pace takes away my defeated feeling regarding my pain. he gives me hope.

Apr 19, 2019

It is a pleasure to see Dr. Pace, will always continue to stay under his care.

Apr 12, 2019

I have recommended Dr. Pace to several people.

Mar 26, 2019

He didn't know I was there because of a car crash and TBI even though the nurse knew.

Mar 14, 2019

Dr. Pace explained, in depth the level of care I will receive and what to expect.

Dec 01, 2018

I met Dr Pace for the first time. I was looking for a new neurologist since my current provider in the metro Detroit provider is retiring. Dr Pace made me feel like he cared and he was very knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable have also recommended my sister and friend transfer to Dr Pace for their needs.

Nov 10, 2018

other than the long wait time, I am extremely happy with Dr.Pace and the staff at this clinic. He is warm, patient, truly listens, is very knowledgeable and has an excellent patient care manner.

Nov 01, 2018

I would have liked a little bit more take home information on Lemtrada rather than being told to go online for information.

Oct 12, 2018

listens & wants to make sure I feel that all my concerns are being addressed

Sep 14, 2018

dr Pace is thoughtful, informed and patient. he had a great sense of humor and always makes me feel hopeful.

Sep 13, 2018

Dr. Pace actually showed concern as to what was going on with me and seemed like he knew what may be the problem but if not seems like he wants to get to root if what is causing the problem which I'm so appreciative of because I've felt before that people just thought I was crazy with the answers I was given after being seen for the same issue.

Sep 05, 2018

Excellent. I am glad to have seen such a competent professional

Aug 21, 2018

He always takes all the time I need, never makes me feel rushed and really LISTENS to me

Ratings Process

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey. Responses are measured on a 10-point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5-point scale in order to display results in a 5-star rating. Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

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