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Kimberley                      Chiappone

Kimberley L. Chiappone MD

Department of Psychiatry

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry

Specialty/Research Focus

Geriatric Psychiatry; Psychiatry

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Education and Training:
  • Residency, Brown University Medical School (2007)
  • MD, Psychiatry, State University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2003)
  • BA, Psychology, University of Rochester, Cum Laude (1999)
  • Clinic Psychiatrist, OCD Clinic - Community Mental Health Center - Buffalo General Hospital (2008-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo (2007-present)
  • Outpatient Psychiatrist, Center for Advanced Psychiatry (2007-present)
  • Resident, Brown University Medical School (2003–2007)
Awards and Honors:
  • S. Mouchly Small Award in Psychiatry (2003)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society (2002)
  • Dean‘s Award for Academic Excellence (2002)
  • Dean‘s Award for Academic Excellence (2001)

Research Expertise:
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder/Spectrum Disorders: I specialize in the treatment of patients with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and "OC Spectrum" conditions such as Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Compulsive Hoarding. This treatment involves psychopharmacologic and psychotherapeutic approaches, specifically Cognitive-Behavioral therapy with Exposure and Response Prevention.

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Journal Articles:
Books and Book Chapters:
  • Chiappone K, Abramowitz JS, Taylor S, McKay D. Clinical Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Related Problems. 2005.

Professional Memberships:
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • "Compulsive Hoarding and Acquiring: Assessment and Treatment Strategies" Grand Rounds, SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (2010)

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Contact Information

Center for Advanced Psychiatry
4955 North Bailey
Suite 130
Amherst, NY 14226
Phone: (716) 835-1246
Fax: 716-835-0396

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