Frank Anthony Filipetto, DO, FACOFP

Frank Filipetto, DO, FACOFP

Dean, TCOM, Professor - Family Medicine
For an appointment: 817-735-DOCS (3627)
Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine (TCOM)
Clinical specialty:Family Medicine

Research interests:Family medicine

Dr. Frank Filipetto currently serves as the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Prior to this, he served as Chair of the Department of Family Medicine. Before joining UNT Health Science Center in 2011, he served as acting chairman of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey's Family Medicine Department.

His responsibilities at UNTHSC include oversight of the day-to-day operations of the medical school curriculum to insure that the highest quality of education attainable is delivered to TCOM medical students.

Academic:Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, Penn.

Bachelor of Arts, Biology, summa cum laude – Temple University, Philadelphia, Penn.



Honors:2010 – Top Doc, South Jersey Magazine

2007 – University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey honors, including Master Educator, Excellence in Teaching and Teacher of the Year

2003 – American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians Fellow Award

2000 – Excellence in Teaching Award, Foundation of University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey

1999 – Teacher of the Year, Department of Family Medicine Residency Program

1996 – University Excellence Award Finalist for Education, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - SOM