Medical School
Inst.Techologico De Santo Domingo (1979)
Internship (Residency)
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