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Michael Cabana, M.D., M.P.H.

Chief of General Pediatrics

Dr. Michael D. Cabana is chief of General Pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital and director of the General Pediatrics Fellowship Program at UCSF. Cabana treats patients in the Pediatric Acute Care Clinic and is particularly interested in asthma and the prevention of asthma in children. His research focuses on issues regarding quality of care as well as physician prescribing and practice patterns. He is a professor of pediatrics, epidemiology and biostatistics and a member of the core faculty at the UCSF Institute for Health Policy Studies.

Clinics

Pediatric Acute Care
400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0374
Phone: (415) 353-2001

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Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 1994
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health 1999

Residencies

Johns Hopkins Hospital, Pediatrics 1997

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Cabana MD, Kunselman SJ, Nyenhuis SM, Wechsler ME. Researching asthma across the ages: Insights from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Asthma Network. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Jan; 133(1):27-33.
  2. Mon A, Meyerhoff D, Cabana M, Halpern-Felsher B. Rejoinder-response to: Human linear growth trajectory defined. Am J Hum Biol. 2014 Jan; 26(1):109-10.
  3. Bardach NS, Vittinghoff E, Asteria-Peñaloza R, Edwards JD, Yazdany J, Lee HC, Boscardin WJ, Cabana MD, Dudley RA. Measuring hospital quality using pediatric readmission and revisit rates. Pediatrics. 2013 Sep; 132(3):429-36.
  4. Mon A, Cabana M, Halpern-Felsher B, Meyerhoff DJ. Human linear growth trajectory defined. Am J Hum Biol. 2013 Sep-Oct; 25(5):666-72.
  5. Patel AI, Shapiro DJ, Wang YC, Cabana MD. Sociodemographic characteristics and beverage intake of children who drink tap water. Am J Prev Med. 2013 Jul; 45(1):75-82.
  6. Flaherman VJ, Aby J, Burgos AE, Lee KA, Cabana MD, Newman TB. Effect of early limited formula on duration and exclusivity of breastfeeding in at-risk infants: an RCT. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun; 131(6):1059-65.
  7. Patel MR, Shah S, Cabana MD, Sawyer SM, Toelle B, Mellis C, Jenkins C, Brown RW, Clark NM. Translation of an evidence-based asthma intervention: Physician Asthma Care Education (PACE) in the United States and Australia. Prim Care Respir J. 2013 Mar; 22(1):29-36.
  8. Sumino K, Cabana MD. Medication adherence in asthma patients. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2013 Jan; 19(1):49-53.
  9. Shapiro DJ, Hersh AL, Cabana MD, Sutherland SM, Patel AI. Hypertension screening during ambulatory pediatric visits in the United States, 2000-2009. Pediatrics. 2012 Oct; 130(4):604-10.
  10. Cho CS, Shapiro DJ, Cabana MD, Maselli JH, Hersh AL. A national depiction of children with return visits to the emergency department within 72 hours, 2001-2007. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2012 Jul; 28(7):606-10.
  11. Kezirian EJ, Hussey HM, Brietzke SE, Cohen SM, Davis GE, Shin JJ, Weinberger DG, Cabana MD. Hypopharyngeal surgery in obstructive sleep apnea: practice patterns, perceptions, and attitudes. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Nov; 147(5):964-71.
  12. Flaherman VJ, Hicks KG, Cabana MD, Lee KA. Maternal experience of interactions with providers among mothers with milk supply concern. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Aug; 51(8):778-84.
  13. Brehm JM, Acosta-Pérez E, Klei L, Roeder K, Barmada M, Boutaoui N, Forno E, Kelly R, Paul K, Sylvia J, Litonjua AA, Cabana M, Alvarez M, Colón-Semidey A, Canino G, Celedón JC. Vitamin D insufficiency and severe asthma exacerbations in Puerto Rican children. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Jul 15; 186(2):140-6.
  14. Burman NJ, Cabana MD, Maselli JH, Hilton JF, Patel AI. Missing documentation of weight and height at preventive visits for children. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Oct; 51(10):933-8.
  15. Philp JC, Maselli J, Pachter LM, Cabana MD. Complementary and alternative medicine use and adherence with pediatric asthma treatment. Pediatrics. 2012 May; 129(5):e1148-54.
  16. Rand CS, Wright RJ, Cabana MD, Foggs MB, Halterman JS, Olson L, Vollmer WM, Wilson SR, Taggart V. Mediators of asthma outcomes. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Mar; 129(3 Suppl):S136-41.
  17. Wilson SR, Rand CS, Cabana MD, Foggs MB, Halterman JS, Olson L, Vollmer WM, Wright RJ, Taggart V. Asthma outcomes: quality of life. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012 Mar; 129(3 Suppl):S88-123.
  18. Landman ZC, Beres S, Cabana MD. A pain in the buttock. Case Rep Pediatr. 2011; 2011:414693.
  19. O'Laughlen MC, Rance K, Rovnyak V, Hollen PJ, Cabana MD. National Asthma Education Prevention Program: survey of nurse practitioners' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors. J Pediatr Health Care. 2013 Mar-Apr; 27(2):e17-24.
  20. Cabana M. Inhaled corticosteroids are beneficial in treating asthma exacerbations in children with mild persistent asthma. J Pediatr. 2011 Sep; 159(3):513-4.

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