Thomas Caprio, MD, Geriatrics, Rochester, NY, Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester

ThomasVincentCaprioMD, MPH, MS, CMD, HMDC, FACP, AGSF, FAAHPM

Geriatrics Rochester, NY

Hospice and Palliative Medicine, Dementia

Professor of Medicine/Geriatrics, Psychiatry, Dentistry, Clinical Nursing, & Public Health Sciences; Director, Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center; Chief Medical Officer, UR Medicine Home Care & Hospice

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Summary

  • Dr. Thomas Caprio is a geriatrician in Rochester, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester, Highland Hospital, and Canandaigua Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and has been in practice 17 years. He specializes in hospice and palliative medicine and dementia and is experienced in dementia, alzheimer's disease, hospice and palliative medicine, geriatrics, and rural health.

Education & Training

  • University of Rochester Warner School of EducationMS, Health Professions Education, 2013 - 2015
  • University of Rochester Warner School of Education and Human DevelopmentMS, Health Professions Education, 2013 - 2015
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine & DentistryMPH, 2005 - 2010
  • University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryMPH, Clinical Investigation Track, 2005 - 2010
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Geriatrics and Gerontology, 2005 - 2007
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterFellowship, Geriatric Medicine, 2003 - 2005
  • University of Rochester
    University of RochesterResidency, Internal Medicine, 2000 - 2003
  • University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    University at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical SciencesClass of 2000
  • Nazareth College of RochesterBS, Biochemistry, Magna Cum Laude, 1992 - 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2003 - 2022
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care MedicineCertified Medical Director
  • Hospice Medical Director Certification BoardCertified Hospice Medical Director

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • President National Association of Geriatric Education Centers, 2013-2014
  • President National Association for Geriatric Education, 2013-2014
  • Fellow American College of Physicians, 2010
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Physician Practice in the Nursing Home: Collaboration with Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants  
    Caprio TV, Ann Long-Term Care, 1/1/2006

Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Subdural Hemorrhage Resulting from Delirium and Bed Rails
    Siddiqui S, Medina-Walpole A, Caprio T, Am Geriatr Soc, 1/1/2016
  • The Psychosocial Impact of Roommate Deaths on Long-Term Care Residents
    Thornton K, Lopez M, Caprio T, Am Geriatr Soc, 1/1/2016
  • Specialized Transition Planning for Patients with Cognitive Disorders at a Post-Acute Rehabilitation Unit
    DeShong LA, Vargish L, Dalton L, Caprio T, Am Geriatr Soc, 1/1/2016
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Press Mentions

  • Whats Next for an Aging America: Palliative Care Leaders Assess the Future
    Whats Next for an Aging America: Palliative Care Leaders Assess the FutureNovember 20th, 2019
  • Caregivers, Physicians & Public Servants to Be Presented Home Care and Hospice Excellence Awards
    Caregivers, Physicians & Public Servants to Be Presented Home Care and Hospice Excellence AwardsMay 6th, 2019
  • Study Examines Threshold of Home Health Care Services to Avoid Re-Hospitalization
    Study Examines Threshold of Home Health Care Services to Avoid Re-HospitalizationApril 9th, 2019
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Grant Support

  • Project ECHO® Geriatric Mental HealthNew York State Health Foundation2014–2017
  • GRECC CBOC Connect Grant: Rural Outreach Geriatric ConsultationVA Office of Rural Health2013–2015
  • Geriatric Education for Rural Health Care ProfessionalsHealth Foundation of Western and Central New York2013–2015
  • Improving Palliative and End-of-Life Care in Nursing HomesPCORI2012–2015
  • Geriatric Education Centers GrantHRSA2010–2015
  • Geriatric Training Program for Physicians, Dentists, and Behavioral and Mental Health ProfessionalsHRSA2010–2015
  • Geriatric Academic Career AwardHRSA2010–2015
  • Next Steps Grant: Geriatrics Training for Hospitalists and SubspecialistsDonald W. Reynolds Foundation2012–2014
  • NIH Clinical Research Loan Repayment ProgramNIH2007–2011
  • Geriatric Academic Career AwardHRSA2007–2010
  • Long-term Care Council New York Survey of Caregiver Support ServicesNew York State Office for the Aging2007–2008
  • Livingston County Injury and Illness Prevention Project for Community Dwelling Older AdultsHRSA2006–2008
  • NIH T32 Research Training in Geriatrics and GerontologyNational Institute of Aging2005–2007

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