Carlos Pacheco, III, MD

Carlos Pacheco, III, MD

Family Practice

Heartland Primary Care

Kansas City, KS

Dr. Pacheco is a board-certified family medicine physician. He offers comprehensive primary care to people of all ages. He is a native of Wyandotte County and grew up just minutes away from the Heartland Primary Care clinic. He is excited and proud to serve his hometown! ¡Dr. Pacheco habla español!

He graduated, with honors, from Bishop Ward High School, Benedictine College and The University of Kansas School of Medicine. He served as Chief Resident of the UMKC Community and Family Medicine Residency at Truman Medical Center – Lakewood.

His wife is also a native of Wyandotte County, and a registered nurse. They have two daughters. Dr. Pacheco loves spending time with his three “girls,” being out on the golf course, exploring the world near or far, and supporting his community whenever he can.

Awards in medicine:

Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors “Award for Advocacy”

Society of Teachers of Family Medicine “Teacher Award”

UMKC Community and Family Medicine Residency “Resident of the Year”

What his peers are saying about Dr. Pacheco:

“I have had the pleasure of working with Dr. Pacheco, and have grown more and more impressed with his bedside manner, skills and care of his patients. He works around what makes the patient most comfortable which is what family-centered care is all about. I have had the pleasure of watching him confidently work at the bedside and teach students simultaneously. He is very humble and patient. Overall, I am very impressed with Dr. Pacheco and wanted to take the time to recognize his work. Thank you for everything you are doing for patients and families!”


“Dr. Pacheco has an easy manner with patients that puts them instantly at ease. His bank of knowledge is quite rich and diverse. He will be one of those doctors that people are always going to for advice or to pick his brain.”


“Dr. Pacheco impresses me with the instant respect he has garnered from his colleagues. He is remarkably personable, likeable, and very skilled at utilizing these traits to help lead and raise up those around him. It is evident quite rapidly that this ease of manner extends to his patient care. He gives the patient the impression that he has nowhere else to be, and that they are his focus entirely. His patients are fiercely loyal to him, and that can be rare in the current landscape of medicine.”