Dr. John Rice MD Rheumatologist

Dr. John Rice is a rheumatologist in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and University of North Carolina Hospitals. He received his medical degree from University of Miami Miller School of Medicine and has been in practice for 46 years. Dr. Rice accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 38 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 11 at University of North Carolina Hospitals who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1968–1970

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973–1975

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 1975–1976

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Class of 1968

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

NC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACR), American College of Rheumatology

Publications & Presentations

Pain coping skills training and lifestyle behavioral weight management in patients with knee osteoarthritis: a randomized controlled study.
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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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