Dr. Horacio A. Capote, MD

Dr. Horacio A. Capote, MD


Psychiatry | Male | 56 years old

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Dr. Capote specializes in Psychiatry and practices in Amherst, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    Over 45 minutes (20)
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Buffalo, NY |
I saw Dr. Capote for five minutes and since have had to suffer through his PA who has been worthless.
in Buffalo NY |
this doctor is absolutely ridiculous, i was told he was known for running late but 3 hours? what do i not have a life and i can just sit here? don't waste your time because his treatments are not worth the wait. avoid this psychiatrist if you can
in Cheektowaga, NY |
I have been going to Dr. Capote's office since 2009. in 2010 he diagnosed me with a rare genetic gene defect and told me to take a supplement which was not covered by insurance and would cost me $120 for 30 pills. I was on disability and told him I could not afford it. I'm finding out through my own research these days that it can be very serious if not taken care of. I feel he dropped the ball on that. I've also been passed off to a Physicians Assistant and have not seen Dr. Capote in 3 years.
in Batavia, NY |
The office canceled 3 weeks before my appt. Rescheduled for 6 weeks later. Arrived on time. Receptionist asked for paperwork that was mailed to me. I didn't get any paperwork in the mail. Same story for 3 of 4 people that entered after me. Paid my copay, completed the paperwork, went to an office for intake questions, back to waiting room. Where I waited and waited. After an hour and 40 mins I asked for my copay back and left. Receptionist wasn't apologetic. Flat out said "He runs late"
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Dr. Capote's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Psychiatry
  •  Board certified in Psychiatry
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

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  • 1

    Dr. Capote has received 1 sanction

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Gross Negligence (11/17/2016)
    • Action Taken: Probation
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: New York
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Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Psychiatric Diseases


  • Medical School
    University Auto De Guadalajara Faculty De Med Guadalajara Jalisco Mexico

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    New York Medical College 5th Pathway
    University At Buffalo
  • Residency Hospital
    University At Buffalo

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Psychiatric Evaluation
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