Juana Nicoll Capizzano, M.D.

Juana Nicoll Capizzano, M.D.

Assistant Professor

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. Her current endeavors include a fellowship in advanced ultrasound in conjunction with the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Michigan. She has clinical interest in and is working on developing a Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) curriculum for family medicine residents. She also speaks Spanish.

Dr. Capizzano has a clinical interest in geriatrics, management of chronic diseases, procedures, and POCUS across the age spectrum. Dr. Capizzano is honored to care for patients at Briarwood Family Medicine and the Chelsea Retirement Center.

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