Michael (Josh) Cisco, MD

Pediatric critical care specialist

Dr. Michael Cisco, who goes by Josh, is a pediatric critical care specialist with particular expertise in pediatric cardiac intensive care medicine.

After earning his undergraduate degree in human biology from Stanford University, Cisco completed his medical degree and a residency in pediatrics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At Stanford Medicine, he completed fellowships in pediatric critical care medicine and pediatric cardiac intensive care.


Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit
1975 Fourth St., Fourth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-1955
Fax: (415) 353-9144

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine 2001


University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Pediatrics 2004


Stanford Medicine, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2008
Stanford Medicine, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Staveski SL, Wu M, Tesoro TM, Roth SJ, Cisco MJ. Interprofessional Team's Perception of Care Delivery After Implementation of a Pediatric Pain and Sedation Protocol. Crit Care Nurse. 2017 Jun; 37(3):66-76.
  2. Staveski SL, Tesoro TM, Cisco MJ, Roth SJ, Shin AY. Sedative and analgesic use on night and day shifts in a pediatric cardiovascular intensive care unit. AACN Adv Crit Care. 2014 Apr-Jun; 25(2):114-8.
  3. Cisco MJ, Asija R, Dubin AM, Perry SB, Hanley FL, Roth SJ. Survival after extreme left atrial hypertension and pulmonary hemorrhage in an infant supported with extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for refractory atrial flutter. Pediatr Crit Care Med. 2011 May; 12(3):e149-52.

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