Andrew Capraro

Andrew Capraro, MD

Director in Information Technology; Associate Physician in Medicine

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School

    Contact: 617-355-6624
  • Fax: 617-730-0335

Medical Services

Specialties

  • Emergency Medicine

Departments

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Medicine

Programs

  • Emergency Medicine
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6624

Experience and Education

Education

Undergraduate School

Providence College, 1992

Providence , RI

Medical School

Brown University School of Medicine, 1996

Providence, RI

Internship

Connecticut Children's Medical Center, 1996-1997

Hartford, CT

Residency, Pediatrics

Connecticut Children's Medical Center, 1997-2000

Hartford, CT

Fellowship, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Boston Children's Hospital , 2000-2003

Boston, MA

Certifications

  • Pediatrics

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Publications

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  1. Twichell SA, Rea CJ, Melvin P, Capraro AJ, Mandel JC, Ferguson MA, Nigrin DJ, Mandl KD, Graham D, Zachariah JP. The effect of an electronic health record-based tool on abnormal pediatric blood pressure recognition. Congenit Heart Dis. 2017 Jul; 12(4):484-490.
  2. Hoffmann JA, Capraro A, Macnow T. A Rare Cause of Right Lower Quadrant Pain in an 11-Year-Old Female. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2016 Oct 23.
  3. Paul R, Melendez E, Stack A, Capraro A, Monuteaux M, Neuman MI. Improving adherence to PALS septic shock guidelines. Pediatrics. 2014 May; 133(5):e1358-66.
  4. Kimia AA, Ben-Joseph E, Prabhu S, Rudloe T, Capraro A, Sarco D, Hummel D, Harper M. Yield of emergent neuroimaging among children presenting with a first complex febrile seizure. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Apr; 28(4):316-21.
  5. Capraro A, Stack A, Harper MB, Kimia A. Detecting unapproved abbreviations in the electronic medical record. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2012 Apr; 38(4):178-83.
  6. Burghardt L, Neuman MI, Capraro AJ, Volk MS, Nagler J. Picture of the month--quiz case. Plastic bronchitis. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011 Sep; 165(9):865, 866.
  7. Kimia AA, Johnston P, Capraro A, Harper MB. Occurrence of metabolic acidosis in pediatric emergency department patients as a data source for disease surveillance systems. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2010 Oct; 26(10):733-8.
  8. Kimia A, Ben-Joseph EP, Rudloe T, Capraro A, Sarco D, Hummel D, Johnston P, Harper MB. Yield of lumbar puncture among children who present with their first complex febrile seizure. Pediatrics. 2010 Jul; 126(1):62-9.
  9. Kimia A, Lee L, Shannon M, Capraro A, Mays D, Johnston P, Hummel D, Shuman M. Holiday ornament-related injuries in children. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2009 Dec; 25(12):819-22.
  10. Gaies MG, Morris SA, Hafler JP, Graham DA, Capraro AJ, Zhou J, Landrigan CP, Sandora TJ. Reforming procedural skills training for pediatric residents: a randomized, interventional trial. Pediatrics. 2009 Aug; 124(2):610-9.
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  12. Kimia AA, Capraro AJ, Hummel D, Johnston P, Harper MB. Utility of lumbar puncture for first simple febrile seizure among children 6 to 18 months of age. Pediatrics. 2009 Jan; 123(1):6-12.
  13. Meehan WP, Hoppa E, Capraro AJ. Focal motor seizure in a wrestler with a sport-related concussion. Phys Sportsmed. 2008 Dec; 36(1):125-8.
  14. Capraro AJ, Mooney D, Waltzman ML. The use of routine laboratory studies as screening tools in pediatric abdominal trauma. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2006 Jul; 22(7):480-4.
  15. Capraro AJ, Wiley JF, Tucker JR. Severe intoxication from xylazine inhalation. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2001 Dec; 17(6):447-8.
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