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Domingo Caparas, M.D.

Domingo Caparas

Hospitalist Fellowship Director

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Caparas obtained his bachelor's degree in Public Health from the University of the Philippines in Manila, and completed his medical degree at the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines.  He completed his training in Family Medicine in 2014 at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Permian Basin, where he served as Co-Chief Resident.

During residency, Dr. Caparas presented several scholarly projects nationally and internationally through the help of his fellow residents and research mentors at the NAPCRG, AAFP, STFM and TAFP. In addition, he has also served in leadership roles in several state and national organizations including:

  • 2014 United States Resident Representative, North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG) Board of Directors
  • Resident Award for Scholarship, Association of Family Medicine Residency Directors (AFMRD)
  • Resident Award for Scholarship, North American Primary Care Research Group (NAPCRG)
  • Cassie Murphy-Cullen, Ph.D. Scholarship for Resident Research c/o Texas Academy of Family Physicians Foundation
  • Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) Leadership Development Scholarship Recipient
  • Texas Academy of Family Physicians(TAFP) Member of the Month, November 2013

Dr. Caparas is currently a diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine and also serves as a peer-reviewer for the Annals of Family Medicine.  He is one of the Chapter delegates for the Midwest Chapter of the TAFP Member's Assembly, a member of the AAFP, STFM, NAPCRG, TAFP Commission on Public Health, Clinical Affairs and Research and  the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM). He is now a full-time Family Medicine Hospitalist at the Medical Center Hospital and has continued to share his passion for education and teaching by serving as clinical instructor for nurse practitioner trainees.

As associate director of the TTUHSC-Permian Basin, Family Medicine Hospitalist Fellowship, he is invested in developing and strengthening the curriculum of the fellowship program, focusing on clinical skills, academics/scholarship, advocacy/leadership and the administrative aspects of hospital medicine.