Medical School
Inst.Techologico De Santo Domingo (1979)
St. Francis Medical Center (1982), Internal Medicine
Hahnemann University Hospital (1984), Internal Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1986), Internal Medicine/ Geriatrics

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Memory Loss
  • Research Interest

    • Cognitive impairment
    • Geriatrics
    • Health care policy
    • Management of chronic diseases
    • Medication adherence


    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Prospective study of progression of kidney dysfunction in community-dwelling older adults
    R. Sesso, F. Prado, B. Vicioso and L.R. Ramos Nephrology 2008 13 99-103
    Prognosis of ARF in Hospitalized Elderly Patients
    Sesso R, Roque A, Vicioso B, Stella R. American Journal of Kidney Diseases September 2004 44 (3) 410-419
    Development of Geriatrics-Oriented Faculty in General Internal Medicine
    Rubin CD, Stieglitz H, Vicioso B, Kirk L Annals Internal Medicine October 2003 139(7) 615-620
    Dementia: When is it not Alzheimers?
    B. Viciosos American Journal of the Medical Sciences August 2002 324(2) 84-95
    Medical Problems and Care Needs of Older Adults in Assisted Living Facilities, Assisted Living
    B. Vicioso Current Issues in Facility Management 2001 Auburn House: Westport CT 29-47

    Honors & Awards

    • Small Group Teaching Award
      UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2003)
    • Distinguished Physician Award
      Parkland Health & Hospital System (2002)
    • Fellow of the American College of Physicians
    • M.D. Cum Laude
      Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (1979)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
    • American College of Physicians (Fellow, 1995)
    • American Geriatrics Society (Fellow, 2005) /Texas Geriatrics Society
    • American Medical Directors Association
    • Gerontological Society of America