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Thomas Carroll, M.D., Ph.D.

Thomas Carroll, M.D., Ph.D.

Palliative Care , Internal Medicine

5 out of 5 stars
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Locations

Palliative Care - Rochester

Wilmot Cancer Institute
601 Elmwood Avenue, 1st Floor, Suite C
Rochester, NY 14642

Strong Internal Medicine - Rochester

Ambulatory Care Center at Strong Memorial Hospital
601 Elmwood Avenue, 5th Floor
Rochester, NY 14642

About Me

Dr. Thomas Carroll is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut and then completed his internal medicine training at the University of Rochester where he subsequently served as Chief Resident and completed the...
Dr. Thomas Carroll is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut and then completed his internal medicine training at the University of Rochester where he subsequently served as Chief Resident and completed the fellowship program in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. Dr. Carroll practices both general internal medicine and palliative care in the office and hospital settings. His interests include communication training, medical education at all stages of training, bioethics, and moral theology.

Certified Specialties

Hospice and Palliative Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine

Internal Medicine - National Board of Physicians & Surgeons

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Medicine, General Medicine (SMD)

Credentials

Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Fellow, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2012 - 2013

Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2009 - 2011

Internship, Internal Medicine, University of Rochester Medical Center. 2008 - 2009

Education

MD | University of Connecticut Health Center Campus. 2008

Awards

Pulsifer Award. 2011

Strong Star. 2009 - 2010

Faculty Award for Overall Academic Excellence. 2008

Sister Therese M. Lang Excellence in Biochemistry Award. 2001

Rochester Academy of Science Research Grant. 2000

Publications

Journal Articles

Advance care planning in older patients with acute myeloid leukemia and myelodysplastic syndromes.

LoCastro M, Sanapala C, Mendler JH, Norton S, Bernacki R, Carroll T, Klepin H, Watson E, Liesveld J, Huselton E, O'Dwyer K, Baran A, Flannery M, Kluger BM, Loh KP

Journal of geriatric oncology.. 2023 January 14 (1):101374. Epub 09/10/2022.

Validating a virtual human and automated feedback system for training doctor-patient communication skills

Haut, K; Wohn, C; Kane, B; Carroll, T; Guigno, C; Kumar, V; Epstein, R; Schubert, L; Hoque, E.

Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII). 2023; .

A Novel System to Create Customized Primary Palliative Care Curricula for Training Programs

El-Sourady, M; Martin, S; Carroll, T.

American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine. 2023; 0(0): 1-5.

Adaptation of Serious Illness Care Program to be Delivered via Telehealth for Older Patients with Hematologic Malignancy.

Locastro M, Sanapala C, Mendler JH, Norton SA, Bernacki R, Carroll T, Klepin HD, Watson EE, Liesveld JL, Huselton EJ, O'Dwyer KM, Baran AM, Flannery M, Kluger B, Loh KP

Blood advances.. 2022 December 15 Epub 12/15/2022.

A Scoping Review of Palliative Care for Adults with Huntington's Disease: Current Practice and Future Directions.

El-Sourady M, Martin S, Wong HN, Carroll T

Journal of palliative medicine.. 2022 March 25 (3):488-505. Epub 11/30/2021.

The In-Between Conversations: What Do We Talk About the Day After a Big Discussion?

El-Sourady M, Martin S, Carroll T

Journal of palliative medicine.. 2022 February 25 (2):184. Epub 1900 01 01.

Re-ACT: Remote Advanced Communication Training in a Time of Crisis.

Carroll T, Mooney C, Horowitz R

Journal of pain and symptom management.. 2021 February 61 (2):364-368. Epub 09/06/2020.

Novel Computational Linguistic Measures, Dialogue System and the Development of SOPHIE: Standardized Online Patient for Healthcare Interaction Education

Rafayet, M; Sen, T; Kane, B; Bose, S; Carroll, T; Epstein, R; Schubert, L; Hoque, E.

IEEE Transaction on Affective Computing. 2021; .

MVP-Medical Situation, Values, and Plan: A Memorable and Useful Model for All Serious Illness Conversations.

Horowitz RK, Hogan LA, Carroll T

Journal of pain and symptom management.. 2020 November 60 (5):1059-1065. Epub 07/30/2020.

Primary Palliative Care Education Programs: Review and Characterization.

Carroll T, El-Sourady M, Karlekar M, Richeson A

The American journal of hospice & palliative care.. 2019 June 36 (6):546-549. Epub 11/18/2018.

Primary Palliative Care Education: A Pilot Survey.

Carroll T, Weisbrod N, O'Connor A, Quill T

The American journal of hospice & palliative care.. 2018 April 35 (4):565-569. Epub 08/07/2017.

Relationship and the effectiveness of primary palliative care education

Carroll, T.

Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2018; 21(4): 412-413.

Appropriateness of consults to an inpatient Palliative Care service.

Carroll TM, Ladwig S, Gramling R, Hogan L, Harmor D, Buckley M

Palliative medicine.. 2014 June 28 (6):536-537. Epub 1900 01 01.

JAAD grand rounds. Flaccid pustular eruption.

Carroll T, Kristjansson A, Murphy M, Sloan SB

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.. 2009 November 61 (5):917-9. Epub 1900 01 01.

Books

Palliative care for older people: a public health perspective (2015)

Chapter: Generalist and Specialist Palliative Care in the Care of Older People

Authors: Lieve Van den Block, Gwenda Albers, Sandra Martins Pereira, Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen, Roeline Pasman, and Luc Deliens

Publisher: Oxford University Press 2015

Continuous sedation at the end of life: Ethical, clinical and legal perspectives (2013)

Chapter: Palliative sedation, consciousness and personhood

Authors: Sigrid Sterckx, Kasper Raus, Freddy Mortier, Sophie Bruinsma, Judith Rietjens, Agnes van der Heide, David Albert Jones, Josep Porta-Sales, Nigel Sykes, Eleanor Wilson, Jane Seymour, David Orentlicher, Evelien Delbeke, Johan Legemaate, Richard Huxtable, Ruth Horn, Timothy Holahan, Thomas Carroll, Claudia Gonzalez, Timothy Quill, Johannes van Delden, Søren Holm, Margaret Battin

Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2013

Evidence-Based Practice of Palliative Medicine, 1st Edition (2013)

Chapter: What are strategies for estimating survival in advanced cancer?

Authors: Nathan E Goldstein M.D. & R. Sean Morrison M.D.

Publisher: Elsevier Press 2013

Ratings & Comments

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Ratings

During this visit, did this provider spend enough time with you?

4.9 stars

During this visit, did this provider show respect for what you had to say?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider give you easy to understand information about these health questions or concerns?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider listen carefully to you?

5.0 stars

During this visit, did this provider explain things in a way that was easy to understand?

4.9 stars

Patient Comments

5.0 stars

No concerns with my provider [...]

Apr 13, 2024

5.0 stars

First class operation. Everyone treated me first class. [...]

Mar 28, 2024

5.0 stars

My provider tries to solve my health problems as much as possible, so keep going.

Mar 07, 2024

5.0 stars

I am so grateful to be a part of Dr. Carroll's practice!

Dec 14, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Carroll is an excellent doctor.

Nov 01, 2023

5.0 stars

Dr. Carroll is an outstanding physician! He does not rush you, he listens to what the patient has to say and is familiar with my family history. Highly recommended!

Sep 27, 2023

5.0 stars

Nurses are angle's. Drs. are great.

May 18, 2023

5.0 stars

[...] Dr Carroll is exceptional- I have referred friends and family to Dr Carroll

May 14, 2023

5.0 stars

I recommend to my family and friends my primary Dr. Is well experienced to treat patients.

May 14, 2023

5.0 stars

In summmation, I am very pleased with all of the questions asked of me

May 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is a good listener, always answering all of my many questions, and is very respectful. I always feel I am being taken seriously, and that he cares about what I have to say.

Apr 23, 2023

5.0

I could not find a better Dr anywhere He listens to the problems and makes recommendations what to do and why. He is compassionate too

Apr 23, 2023

5.0

My provider has enough knowledge about how to treat patient [...].

Mar 01, 2023

5.0

Dr. Carroll is an excellent [...] doctor.

Feb 19, 2023

5.0

Since I have some trouble expressing myself. Dr Carroll is very patient

Jan 26, 2023

5.0

I have recommended Dr Carroll to several people. He is the best Dr I have had and I have had good Drs. He discusses the issue and talked about the different options. He clearly defined issues and involved me in the care

Dec 29, 2022

5.0

Dr Carroll is an excellent clinician and person. He cares about my health, and is very expert in his work.

Nov 17, 2022

5.0

Excellent doctor! Smart. Caring. Involves you in your care.

Nov 13, 2022

5.0

I believe that I am very fortunate to be able to have the Dr (Carroll) as my physician........He and his manner are superb !

Oct 28, 2022

5.0

The Dr listened to my problems and talked through things we could rule out. He gave a course of action which I thought was good. This Dr is very good at explaining everything. He is fantastic and I have recommended him to several people

Sep 23, 2022

5.0

Great Doctor looking from all aspects!

Sep 02, 2022

5.0

This dr. is very good at assessing conditions and making recommendations.

Jul 28, 2022

5.0

Doctor Carroll embodies to an exceptional degree all of those qualities one would hope for in a physcian.

Jul 16, 2022

5.0

Dr Carroll is caring and smart. I know I will get very good advice and great medical care

Jul 10, 2022

5.0

I couldn't be in better hands!

May 18, 2022

5.0

Have concerns about my weight. Discussion was optimistic and encouraging. I was given great suggestions & ideas to work with. I felt more positive when I left this appt. than when I arrived. (I had gained a few unwanted pounds.) I felt the doctor was caring and encouraging.

Apr 13, 2022

5.0

My PCP is very collaborative.

Feb 02, 2022