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Thomas Finucane, MD

Professor of Medicine
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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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  • Professor of Medicine


Alzheimer's Disease, Aspiration Pneumonia, Clinical care of older adults, Cognitive Decline in Older Adults, Geriatric Medicine, Palliative Care, Polypharmacy, Primary Care of Older Adults, Sleep Disorders, Swallowing Disorders, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Research Interests

Enteral tube feeding; Palliative Care


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    • Emory University School of Medicine (Atlanta GA ) (1978)


    • George Washington University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (Washington DC ) (1982)


    • Geriatric Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (1982)
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    Selected Publications

    Wolff JL, Roter DL, Barron J, Boyd CM, Leff B, Finucane TE, Gallo JJ, Rabins PV, Roth DL, Gitlin LA. Tool to Strengthen the Older Patient-Companion Partnership in Primary Care: Results from a Pilot Study. N. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jan 13. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12639.

    Finucane TE, Bellantoni M, Ouslander JG. Strangers in strange lands: the serial transfer of individuals with severe dementia. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Oct;61(10):1804-5. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12483. No abstract available.

    Campbell JY, Durso SC, Brandt LE, Finucane TE, Abadir PM. The unknown profession: a geriatrician. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2013 Mar;61(3):447-9. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12115. Epub 2013 Jan 25.

    Finucane TE. "Tight control" in geriatrics: the emperor wears a thong.

    J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012 Aug;60(8):1571-5. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2012.04057.x. Epub 2012 Aug 6.

    McKenzie R, Stewart M, Bellantoni M, Finucane TE. Bacteriuria in patients who become delirious. Am J Med, in press.

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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    5505 Hopkins Bayview Circle
    John R. Burton Pavilion
    Beacham Ambulatory Care Clinic
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-550-0925
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-0925
    Fax: 410-550-2513
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    • Medicine - Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology

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