Juana Nicoll Capizzano, M.D.

Juana Nicoll Capizzano, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Director, Advanced Primary Care Ultrasound Fellowship
Director, Clinical Ultrasound Program

1801 Briarwood Circle
Building 10 
Ann Arbor, MI 48108


Juana Nicoll grew up in Lima, Peru and graduated from medical school at Ricardo Palma University in Lima in 2005. She subsequently completed residency in family medicine in at the University of Iowa in 2013 and then completed a fellowship in geriatric medicine.  She practiced at the University of Iowa before moving to Ann Arbor with her family in 2018. She is board certified in family medicine and geriatric medicine. 

Dr. Capizzano completed an advanced Emergency Medicine Ultrasonography Fellowship program at Michigan Medicine in June 2021 and then developed the Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) curriculum for family medicine residents. Dr. Capizzano currently serves as the director of family medicine's Clinical Ultrasound program, as well as the director of the Advanced Primary Care Ultrasound Fellowship.  

Dr. Capizzano has a clinical interest in geriatrics, POCUS , management of chronic diseases, procedures, and Hospital at home. Dr. Capizzano is honored to care for patients at Briarwood Family Medicine,  the Chelsea Retirement Center, as well as inpatient at St. Joseph Mercy Chelsea

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Chronic disease management
  • Chronic pain management
  • Preventive care
  • Adult Medicine
  • Point of Care Ultrasound
Research Interests
  • Advance care plan in immigrants
  • Prevention of frailty
  • Point of care ultrasound


Medical School

Ricardo Palma University, Lima, Peru, 2005.


University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, 2013.


Geriatric Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 2014. 

Board Certifications

Family Medicine & Geriatric Medicine

1801 Briarwood Circle
Building 10
Ann Arbor, MI  48108