Alok Kapoor, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine


MD-Albert Einstein
MSc-Epidemiology, Boston University

General field of research:

Perioperative Medicine

Affiliations other than medicine:

Hospital Medicine Unit Section of General Internal Medicine

Contact information:

801 Mass Ave, Crosstown 2
Phone: (617)-414-6937

Fax: (617)-414-4676


perioperative medicine, geriatrics, patient safety, cost-effectiveness

Recent publications:

Hanchate AD, Lasser KE, Kapoor A, Rosen J, McCormick D, D’Amore MM, Kressin NR. Massachusetts reform and disparities in inpatient care utilization.  Med Care. 2012 Jul;50(7):569-77. PMID: 22683590.

Kapoor A, Chuang W, Radhakrishnan N, Smith KJ, Berlowitz D, Segal JB, Katz JN, Losina E. Cost effectiveness of venous thromboembolism pharmacological prophylaxis in total hip and knee replacement: a systematic review. Pharmacoeconomics. 2010 Jul 1;28(7):521-38. doi: 10.2165/11535210-000000000-00000.PMID: 20550220.

Kapoor A, Labonte AJ, Winter MR, Segal JB, Silliman RA, Katz JN, Losina E, Berlowitz D. Risk of venous thromboembolism after total hip and knee replacement in older adults with comorbidity and co-occurring comorbidities in the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (2003-2006). BMC Geriatr. 2010 Sep 17;10:63. PMID: 20846450.

Starrels JL, Becker WC, Alford DP, Kapoor A, Williams AR, Turner BJ. Systematic review: treatment agreements and urine drug testing to reduce opioid misuse in patients with chronic pain. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Jun 1;152(11):712-20. Review. PMID: 20513829.

PubMed link to Dr. Kapoor’s publications.