Carolyn Chase, MD
Joined Primary Medical: 1998
Dr. Carolyn Chase received her degree from UCLA School of Medicine in 1983, then completed residency at Ventura County Medical Center in 1986 and a teaching fellowship the following year. After working at Colonia Clinic, Los Madres Medical Group, and the West Ventura Family Care Center, Dr. Chase joined Primary Medical in July 1998.
Dr. Chase is known for her caring manner and thoroughness, and for the extra time and effort she puts into making each of her patients comfortable. She strives for high quality and is happy that being a family physician lets her see a variety of medical problems in a range of ages, and have long-term relationships with her patients.
Outside the office, Dr. Chase enjoys traveling, recreational reading, and music of all kinds, from the classics to classic rock. She has had a lifelong interest in nature and the sciences, and in learning new things. She also loves a good long walk.
Dr. Chase was raised in Ventura and went to college at Santa Clara University, and now lives with her husband in a renovated 1896 house downtown. They can walk to nearby events, restaurants, and the beach. They enjoy frequent visits with their two adult children and other nearby family members.