Section of Geriatrics
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Referring Physician Access Line: 1-877-DOM-2730
|MD||2007||Mayo Medical School||
|Residency||2010||Brigham & Women's Hospital||Internal Medicine
|Fellowship||2011||Harvard Medical School||Gerontology
|Fellowship||2012||Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Centers (GRECC)||Geriatrics
Dr. Kostas has a special interest in medication management in older adults, including issues related to polypharmacy and high-risk medications. She also enjoys caring for patients with cognitive impairment, and works at the Memory Center at the South Shore Senior Clinic. Dr. Kostas is interested in medical education, specifically teaching trainees to care for the growing elderly population.
Polypharmacy, Dementia, Medical Education
- Kostas, T., A. Paquin, J.L. Rudolph. 2013. Practical Geriatric Assessment. Aging Health. 9(6):579-591.
- Kostas, T., and Paquin, A.M., K. Zimmerman, M. Simone, L.M. Skarf, J.L. Rudolph. 2013. Characterizing medication discrepancies among older adults during transitions of care: a systematic review focusing on discrepancy synonyms, data sources, and classification terms. 9(5):497-508.
- Kostas, T., A. Paquin, G. McMahon, J.L. Rudolph. 2014. Improving medication management competency using an educational video. Med Educ 48(11):1123-4.
Kostas, T., K. Zimmerman, M. Salow, M. Simone, N. Whitmire, J.L. Rudolph, G.T. McMahon. 2014. Improving medication management competency of clinical trainees in geriatrics. J Am Geriatr Soc 62(8):1568-74.
- Zimmerman, K.M., M. Salow, L.M. Skarf, T. Kostas, A. Paquin, M.J. Simone, J.L. Rudolph. 2014. Increasing anticholinergic burden and delirium in palliative care inpatients. Palliative Medicine 28(4):335-41.