Theresa A Soriano, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medicine, General Internal Medicine
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Specialties:Primary Care, Internal Medicine
Dr. Theresa Soriano is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine at ISSMS. She is currently acting chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Executive Director of the Mount Sinai Visiting Doctors Program, the nation’s largest academic home-based primary care program providing 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 clinical quality, workforce development and advocacy in home-based primary and palliative care; innovative care models for underserved and/or medically and psychosocially complex populations, and health literacy. She has presented her work in home-based primary and palliative care at the regional and national levels, and has published work in major medical and healthcare journals. She is a member of the board of directors for the American Academy of Home Care Medicine (AAHCM) and was the recipient of the 2012 Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Early Career Physician Award for excellence in clinical care and leadership in palliative medicine.
Hospice & Palliative Medicine
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Blood Pressure Testing And Measurement
- Cholesterol Tests
- Glycosylated Hemoglobin Test
- High Blood Pressure
- High Cholesterol
- Internal Medicine
- Pneumococcal Vaccine
- Pressure Sores
- Primary Care
- Seasonal Influenza Vaccine
- Tetanus Vaccine
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Vascular Dementia
BS, Cornell University
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami
MPH, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital
Board of Directors
Alumni Achievement Award
Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Early Career Physician Award
Ruth Abramson Award
Housecall Doctor of the Year
Home-based primary and palliative care; Care coordination and care management; Care models for underserved populations
Federman AD, Soriano T. More Promise for Home-Based Primary Care. JAMA internal medicine 2014 Sep;.
Reckrey JM, Gettenberg G, Ross H, Kopke V, Soriano T, Ornstein K. The critical role of social workers in home-based primary care. Social work in health care 2014; 53(4).
Ornstein K, Wajnberg A, Kaye-Kauderer H, Winkel G, DeCherrie L, Zhang M, Soriano T. Reduction in symptoms for homebound patients receiving home-based primary and palliative care. Journal of palliative medicine 2013 Sep; 16(9).
Wajnberg A, Ornstein K, Zhang M, Smith KL, Soriano T. Symptom burden in chronically ill homebound individuals. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2013 Jan; 61(1).
DeCherrie LV, Soriano T, Hayashi J. Home-based primary care: a needed primary-care model for vulnerable populations. The Mount Sinai journal of medicine, New York; 79(4).
Foer D, Ornstein K, Soriano TA, Kathuria N, Dunn A. Nonmedical factors associated with prolonged hospital length of stay in an urban homebound population. Journal of hospital medicine : an official publication of the Society of Hospital Medicine 2012 Feb; 7(2).