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Theresa A. Soriano

  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Medicine, General Internal Medicine
  • ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
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Specialty

Certifications

  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

Education

  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • B.S., Cornell University

  • Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami
    Internal Medicine

  • M.P.H., Mount Sinai School of Medicine

  • Residency, Internal Medicine
    Jackson Memorial Hospital

Biography

    Dr. Theresa Soriano is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the Director of the Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program, the nation’s largest academic home-based primary care program which provides primary and palliative care for homebound patients in Manhattan.  Dr. Soriano received her MD and Masters in Public Health at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and completed her residency in Internal Medicine at University of Miami – Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL.  She joined the faculty of Mount Sinai’s Division of General Medicine in 2004. 

    Dr. Soriano’s career interests include educating medical trainees and colleagues in home-based primary and palliative care, care for underserved populations, and incorporating cultural competency into medical training.  She has presented multiple workshops on home-based primary care at the regional and national levels, and has published work in major medical journals.  Dr. Soriano is a member of the Education and Research Committees of the American Academy of Home Care Physicians (AAHCP), the New York State Coalition to Establish In-Home Medical Care and won the 2009 AAHCP Housecall Doctor of the Year Award.

Awards

  • 2009 -
    Housecall Doctor of the Year
    American Academy of Home Care Physicians (AAHCP)

  • 2007 -
    Education Committee
    American Academy of Home Care Physicians (AAHCP)

  • 2007 -
    Research Collaborative
    American Academy of Home Care Physicians (AAHCP)

  • 2006 -
    Planning Committee
    Metropolitan Area Consortium of House Call Medicine (MACHCM)

Research

Health Disparities, Community Outreach in Medical Education, Healthcare quality

Publications

Kao H, Conant R, Soriano T, McCormick W. The Past, Present, and Future of House Calls. Clin Geriatr Med 2009; 25(1): 19-34.

DeCherrie LV, Soriano TA. Obtaining home-care services for your patient. Clinical Advisor 2008 Mar;.

Soriano TA, DeCherrie LV, Thomas DC. Falls in the community dwelling older adult: a review for primary care providers. Clin Int Aging 2007; 2.

Smith KL, Soriano TA, Boal J. Brief Communication: National Quality-of-Care Standards in Home-based Primary Care. Ann Intern Med 2007; 146: 188-192.

Smith KL, Ornstein K, Soriano T, Muller D, Boal J. A multidisciplinary program for delivering primary care to the underserved urban homebound: looking back, moving forward. J Am Geriatr Soc 2006; 54(8): 1283-1289.

Industry Relationships

Physicians and scientists on the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai often interact with pharmaceutical, device and biotechnology companies to improve patient care, develop new therapies and achieve scientific breakthroughs. In order to promote an ethical and transparent environment for conducting research, providing clinical care and teaching, Mount Sinai requires that salaried faculty inform the School of their relationships with such companies.

Dr. Soriano did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2012 and/or 2013: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.

Mount Sinai's faculty policies relating to faculty collaboration with industry are posted on our website at http://icahn.mssm.edu/about-us/services-and-resources/faculty-resources/handbooks-and-policies/faculty-handbook. Patients may wish to ask their physician about the activities they perform for companies.

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