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Kevin A. Fiscella, M.D., M.P.H.

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Appointment: (585) 436-3040

Office: (585) 506-9484

Fax: (585) 473-2245

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Family Medicine


Kevin received his BA in psychology from Antioch College, his MD from the Medical College of Virginia, and his MPH degree from the University of Rochester. He completed a faculty development fellowship through the University of Rochester Department of Family Medicine, training in family therapy through the Department of Psychiatry and joined the faculty in 1996. He is Associate Director of the Research Division in the Department of Family Medicine and Associate Director of the Rochester Center for Communication and Disparities Research, Co-Director of the Greater Rochester Practice-Based Research Network, and Function Leader Multi-disciplinary Teams within the University of Rochester Clinical & Translational Science Institute. He works as a Family Physician, HIV Physician and Addiction Medicine Physician at Jordan Health. His research focuses on pragmatic strategies to improve equity within primary care related to cancer, cardiovascular disease prevention and HIV.



  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine


MD | Medical College of Virginia Hospitals (USA)

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1992 - 07/01/1995
Fellowship in Family Medicine at Highland Hospital of Rochester

07/01/1981 - 06/30/1983
Residency in Family Medicine at State University of New York at Buffalo OME

07/01/1980 - 06/30/1981
Internship in Family Medicine at State University of New York at Buffalo OME

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Institute for Technology for Health Care in HIV Practice Award
Sponsor: American Academy of HIV Medicine
Location: Dallas, TX

Dean's Professorship, Family Medicine
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, NY

HIV Clinical Provider Award
Sponsor: Rochester Area Task Force on AIDS
Location: Rochester, NY

Curtis Hames Award for Family Medicine Research
Sponsor: Society for Teachers of Family Medicine
Location: Baltimore

2013 Faculty Diversity Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Location: Rochester, New York

Nominee for the David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award

Outstanding Peer Reviewer, Medical Care

Nominated for AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester

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Journal Articles

Gainsburg I, Derricks V, Shields C, Fiscella K, Epstein R, Yu V, Griggs J. "Patient activation reduces effects of implicit bias on doctor-patient interactions." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.. 2022 Aug 9; 119(32):e2203915119. Epub 2022 Aug 01.

Zhang C, Fiscella K, Liu Y. "Exploring the Role of Provider-Patient Communication in Women's Sexual Health and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Care in the Primary Care Settings in New York State of the United States." International journal of environmental research and public health.. 2022 Jul 1; 19(13)Epub 2022 Jul 01.

Alio AP, Wharton MJ, Fiscella K. "Structural Racism and Inequities in Access to Medicaid-Funded Quality Cancer Care in the United States." JAMA network open.. 2022 Jul 1; 5(7):e2222220. Epub 2022 Jul 01.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Eliminating disparities in health care through quality improvement
Book Title: Healthcare Disparities at the Crossroads with Healthcare Reform
Author List: Kevin Fiscella
Edited By: Richard Allen Williams
Published By: Springer 2011 in New York

Chapter Title: Partnering with safety-net primary care clinics: a model to enhance screening in low income populations-Principles, challenges, and key lessons
Book Title: Cancer disparities:causes and evidence-based solutions
Author List: Hendren S; Humiston S; Fiscella K
Edited By: Ront Elk; Hope Landrine
Published By: Springer 2011

Chapter Title: Achieving the healthy people 2010 goal of elimination of health disparities: what will it take?
Book Title: Advances in Health Economics and Health Services Research
Author List: Fiscella K
Edited By: Robert Kaestner Ed
Published By: Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008 in Bingley UK




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