Dr. Capers is associate dean for admissions in The Ohio State University College of Medicine, and an assistant professor of clinical medicine and director of Peripheral Vascular Interventions in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at The Ohio State University Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from Ohio State and completed his internship, residency and fellowship from Emory University in Atlanta, Ga. Dr. Capers has received numerous teaching awards at Ohio State’s Medical Center.
Dr. Capers was a National Research Service Award grantee of the National Institutes of Health as a cardiology fellow. In 2010, Dr. Capers received the Carter G. Woodson Award for Outstanding Community Service from Defense Supply Center in Columbus. He has authored several articles on the topic of proinflammatory gene expression in the vascular wall and several book chapters on peripheral vascular disease. Dr. Capers’ clinical interests include complex coronary and peripheral arterial interventions, hypertensive cardiovascular disease and peripheral arterial disease. His research focuses on vascular biology and high-risk coronary and vascular interventions.
- Rated in the top 10 percent of physicians in the nation for patient satisfaction, 2014, 2015
Ohio State University College of Medicine
Specialties and conditions I treat
- Interventional Cardiology
- Cardiac Catheterization
- Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
- Acute Coronary Syndrome
- Drug-Eluting Stents
- Peripheral Vascular Diseases
- Heart Attack
- Cardiovascular Diseases
- Coronary Care Units
- Atherectomy, Coronary
- Coronary Artery Disease
- Peripheral Arterial Disease
- Angioplasty, Balloon, Coronary
- Coronary Angiography
- Heart Valve Diseases
Locations where I practice
More about my work
7/1/1994 - 6/30/1998
7/1/1998 - 6/30/1999
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Cardiovascular)
American Board of Internal Medicine (Subspecialty: Interventional Cardiology)
News about me
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As of 07/24/2016, Dr. Capers has reported no financial relationships with medical device, research and/or drug companies.