Jillian L Capodice

Jillian L Capodice, MS, LAC


Jillian Capodice is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology and directs  Integrative Urology and Wellness for the Department of Urology, Ichan School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.  She is a leader in the field of complementary and integrative medicine. She is one of a few specialists in integrative and holistic urology.  She was previously the Director of Holistic Urology in the Department of Urology at Columbia University Medical Center, New York, where she served in that position for eight years.  Her clinical specialties include complementary medicine practices including acupuncture, diet, lifestyle and exercise consulting and coaching, dietary supplements and herbal medicine, mind-body medicine such as meditation and qi gong.

She has successfully treated hundreds of patients with chronic prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain and a large number of prostate cancer patients with whom she works with in a holistic and multidisciplinary fashion to improve their health outcomes.  She has also treated hundreds of patients utilizing an integrative oncology approach to symptom management and survivorship and has had great success treating a variety of complex chronic musculoskeletal and other pain conditions.  She is devoted to patient centered care and she values patients’ time and concerns.

She is developing a comprehensive clinical, research and educational program for patients and trainees in order to integrate all safe and effective complementary medicine treatments as part of a multidisciplinary medical approach that focuses on prevention, treatment and wellness.


Her research focuses on clinical trials on the effectiveness of acupuncture, research methodology in acupuncture and other complementary and integrative medicine modalities in urology and oncology.  She also studies factors and treatments related to modifiable risk factors including diet, lifestyle, exercise and stress and their impact on disease.  She is currently one of the co-investigators of a large multi-center study funded by the NIH examining the safety and effectiveness of acupuncture in women with aromatase-induced arthralgias.  Other current research studies include the investigation of acupuncture to reduce post-operative pain after urologic surgery and examining co-morbid conditions in men with prostate cancer on active surveillance.  She has lectured nationally and internationally and has published over 30 peer-reviewed scientific articles and book chapters.


Jillian is an active faculty member and will be a preceptor for medical students’ rotation in Integrative Medicine (IM).  She is also involved with developing and teaching core competencies related to IM and urology at both the resident and fellowship levels.


Learn more about the Integrative Urology and Wellness Program and patient services at http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/urological-conditions-and-surgery/areas-of-care/integrative-urology


Jillian Capodice discusses Cancer Prevention on WNBC-TV at http://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on/Cancer-Prevention-Awareness-Month_New-York-367454561.html


Jillian Capodice discusses Men's Health, Prostate Cancer Risk Reduction and Natural Ways to Boost Testosterone at  http://winthropurology.com/katzs-corner


Clinical Focus

  • Acupuncture
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Diets, food and nutrients
  • Kidney Stones