Belinda Vicioso, M.D.


Endowed Title: Jose Garcia, M.D., Professorship in Internal Medicine

Department: Internal Medicine


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

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Memory Loss

Research Interests

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


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Featured 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

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  • 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