Chandana Tripathy, M.D. FACP.
Associate Professor Clinical
Medical Director MARC Primary Care
Dr Chandana Tripathy is Associate Professor/Clinical in the Primary Care Center and
Division of General and Hospital Medicine in the Department of Medicine at UT
Health San Antonio. Dr Tripathy is a Board Certified internist with over 15 years clincal expertise in Academic Primary Care setting. She currently serves as the Medical Director of the
Medical Arts and Research Center (MARC) Primary Care Clinic, the largest
primary care practice site in UT Health.
After completing her Internal Medicine residency from SUNY Buffalo in 2005, Dr
Tripathy joined UT Health Internal Medicine Clinic at the Texas Diabetes
Institute (TDI). During her term at TDI Dr Tripathy worked with an
inter-professional team and cared for a medically complex population with
Diabetes and associated chronic health conditions and challenging Social
determinants of health. This experience prepared her to lead the largest Primary
care practice in UT health. She has successfully led her practice to achieve
Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) accreditation. Completing the UT System‘s
Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Course equipped her to lead several practice
improvement projects and redesign clinic workflow to enhance efficiency in her
practice. Completing the TEAM STEPPS Master Trainer Course and training
health care providers and staff in my clinic resulted in improved communication
and patient safety. She is committed to improving Population Health and Value Based Care delivery performance such as DSRIP - Texas
Medicaid delivery system reform and ACO-Medicare Shared Savings Program.
As a Clinical Faculty and Clinician leader in the Long School of Medicine her
professional goals focus on providing compassionate, safe, and evidence-based
care to patients, improving the health of the South Texas community, and
teaching and mentoring the next generation of physicians. She is committed to
Primary Care practice transformation to increase patient access, decrease
health disparities among patients in San Antonio and lowering health care
spending by keeping people healthy and out of the hospital.
- 2005 - Residency - InternalMedicine - SUNY Buffalo NY
- 1999 - Residency - OBGYN - Safdarjang Hospital
- 1994 - MD - Medicine - SCB Medical College
LSOM Master Clinician 2020
- 9/2017 - Associate Professor / Clinical - UT Health, San Antonio
- 7/2005 -8/2017 - Assistant Professor/Clinical - UT Health San Antonio
Instruction & Training
- 06/2016 Our Journey Towards Transformation -challenges and opportunity, Primary Care Summit,
- 12/2016 Integration of Technology and Team for Patient centered Care, STFM Practice Improvement Conference
- 06/2018 Transitions of Care practice management strategies and tools, Texas Home Health and Primary Care Summit
- 06/2019 Patient Centered Value Based Care The UT Health Way, Texas Primary Care Summit
- 01/2020 Rise of Value Based Care, Long school of Medicine annual Value based seminar
1 SCREENING FOR AND MANAGING THE PERSON WITH FRAILTY IN PRIMARY CARE: ICFSR CONSENSUS GUIDELINES
J Nutr Health Aging. 2020;24(9):920-927
J.G. RUIZ1 , E. DENT2 , J.E. MORLEY3 , R.A. MERCHANT4 , J. BEILBY5 , J. BEARD6 , C. TRIPATHY7 , M. SORIN8 , S. ANDRIEU9 , I. APRAHAMIAN10, H. ARAI11, M. AUBERTIN-LEHEUDRE12, J.M. BAUER13, M. CESARI14, L.-K. CHEN15, A.J. CRUZ-JENTOFT16, P. DE SOUTO BARRETO17, B. DONG18, L. FERRUCCI19, R. FIELDING20, L. FLICKER21, J. LUNDY22, J.Y. REGINSTER23, L. RODRIGUEZ-MAÑAS24, Y. ROLLAND25, A.M. SANFORD3 , A.J. SINCLAIR26, J. VIÑA27, D.L. WATERS28, C. WON WON29, J. WOO30, B. VELLAS17
2. Transitional Care Management: Practical Processes for Your Practice Family Practice Management 2019 May;26(3):27-30.
Patel NK, Mathew R, Aniemeke C, Tripathy C, Jaen CR, Tysinger J..
- American Board of Internal Medicine