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Horacio A. Capote


Dr. Capote serves as the Medical Director of the Division of Neuropsychiatry at DENT, including DENT Behavioral Health and the DENT Ketamine Clinic .

Dr. Capote is located at DENT Tower in Amherst.

He is presently a principle investigator in numerous trials on Alzheimer’s disease, vagal nerve stimulation, transcranial magnetic stimulation, bipolar disorder and addictive disorders.

A member of the National Steering Committee for the National Institutes of Health’s Alzheimer’s Disease Neuroimaging Initiative, Dr. Capote also serves on several national advisory boards. Locally, he is active with various organizations including the Alzheimer’s Association of WNY and the National Alliance for the mentally ill. In May 2009, he entered the international stage when he was invited to be keynote speaker for the International Symposium in Neuroscience and Addictions in London, England.

Dr. Capote is also active in various professional societies, including the American Academy of Neuropsychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, American Society of Addiction Medicine, and the Cuban American Psychiatric Association. He also shares his knowledge by teaching physician assistant students, pharmacology residents, and family medicine residents. He is very involved in educating his peers by presenting a variety of lectures ranging from grand rounds to round table discussions.

He has authored numerous publications, some of his most recent include, Neuroimaging in Psychiatry and Ropinerole in the treatment of Bipolar Depression. In addition, he recently presented some of his research at the US Psychiatric Congress in Orlando, Florida.

"I saw Dr. Capote.... I felt they listened and heard my concerns as well as addressed them and all my needs..."

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- Addiction Medicine
- Ketamine
- Psychiatry

Board Certifications​

Addiction Medicine
Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry


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Languages Spoken

- English
- Spanish


Medical / Graduate Education
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

New York Medical College 5th Pathway SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY – Internal Medicine

SUNY at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY – Psychiatry

Open Clinical Trials

Treatment-Resistant Depression


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