Steven J. Nisco, MD Providence Medical Group

Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Education
Institution
Type
Stanford University School of Medicine - Palo Alto, CA
Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School and Stanford University School of Medicine
Residency
Stanford University School of Medicine
Fellowship
Professional Associations
Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Spokane County Medical Society, Washington State Medical Association
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery)
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Cardiovascular/Thoracic Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • anomalies of diaphragm
  • anomalies of pulmonary circulation
  • aortic arch aneurysm
  • aortic root replacement
  • aortic stenosis
  • aortic valve surgery
  • asbestos lung
  • bicuspid valve repair
  • biopsy chest wall
  • biopsy diaphragm
  • biopsy of lung
  • bloodless cardiac surgery
  • bronchial fistula repair
  • cardiopulmonary bypass
  • cardiothoracic surgery
  • chest wall disorder
  • chest wall resection
  • chest wall tumors
  • collapsed lung
  • coronary bypass graft
  • coronary vein graft
  • correction of pectus deformity
  • decortication of lung
  • dissecting thoracic aneurysm
  • empyema
  • epicardial lead placement
  • extrapleural pneumonectomy
  • fracture of sternum
  • hamartoma of lung
  • idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis
  • left atrial appendage closure
  • loeys-dietz syndrome
  • lung cancer
  • lung mass
  • malignant effusion
  • malignant neoplasm of main bronchus
  • marfan syndrome
  • median sternotomy
  • mediastinal tumor
  • mediastinitis
  • mediastinoscopy
  • mesothelioma
  • minimally invasive lung cancer surgery
  • minimally invasive pulmonary lobectomy
  • mitral regurgitation
  • mitral valve insufficiency
  • mitral valve stenosis
  • mitral valve surgery
  • myocardial bridge
  • off-pump coronary artery bypass
  • open biopsy of bronchus
  • open biopsy of lesion of mediastinum
  • open biopsy of lung
  • paravalvular leak repair
  • pectus carinatum
  • pectus excavatum
  • pericardiotomy
  • pleural cancer
  • pleural diseases
  • pleural effusion
  • pleurectomy
  • pleurodesis
  • plication of emphysematous bleb
  • plication of the diaphragm
  • pneumothorax
  • porcine valve
  • pulmonary metastases
  • pulmonary valve disorders
  • pulmonary valve stenosis
  • reoperative cardiac surgery
  • repair cardiac wound
  • repair dissecting thoracic aorta
  • repair of diaphragm
  • replacement cardiac valve
  • replacement of aortic valve
  • replacement of mitral valve
  • rheumatic mitral stenosis
  • rheumatic mitral stenosis with insufficiency
  • rigid bronchoscopy
  • rupture of papillary muscle
  • septal myectomy
  • sleeve lobectomy
  • spontaneous pneumothorax
  • tension pneumothorax
  • thoracic malignancy
  • thoracoabdominal aneurysm
  • thoracoscopy
  • thoracotomy
  • thymoma
  • thymus cancer
  • thymus surgery
  • tricuspid valve surgery
  • valve stenosis
  • video assisted thoracoscopic surgery
PATIENT RATINGS AND COMMENTS

The Patient Rating score is based on responses given during the CAHPS Patient Experience Survey.Responses are measured on a 10 - point scale, with 10 being the best score. These scores are then translated to a 5 - point scale in order to display results in a 5 - star rating.Comments are also gathered from the same survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing the comments.

4.9 out of 5 (46 Ratings, 14 Comments)


100

01/09/2017
Dr. Nisco was very compassionate, understanding, honest, and up beat.
100

01/04/2017
Wonderful care from Dr. Nisco! Very caring as well.
100

12/27/2016
Dr. Nisco thoroughly explained his opinion & [...] with lab to collaborate his decision on my care.
100

11/02/2016
Everyone appeared to be sincerely eager and wanting to help. They all treated me with respect and caring.
100

10/20/2016
Dr. Nisco saved my life.
100

10/16/2016
Everyone was helpful.
100

10/07/2016
I can't say enough good things about Dr. Nisco and his staff from the receptionist,nurse,practice coordinator and others we met in the office and hospital.Going through a cancer diagnosis is hard but Dr. Nisco and his staff were there for my wife and I threw the whole experience. Helping with any questions or concerns we had and making a bad point in our lives a lot better and easier to get through. We would recommend Dr. Nisco and his staff to anyone needing the expertise of a thoracic surgeon.
90

09/07/2016
Took too long to get appointment.
100

06/14/2016
For me, personally, I needed more info. related to my condition, surgery & recovery time. I needed to know more about what to expect.
100

06/14/2016
I was referred to this provider by another in your organization and had not met him previously. The meeting was scheduled appropriately, within an acceptable time frame and was handled professionally by all staff members.
100

05/29/2016
they were all wonderful
100

04/19/2016
All good.
100

03/03/2016
They treated me like a family member!
80

02/07/2016
Everything was very good - except Dr. Nisco was about 50 min. late for our appointment. He said he was reviewing my records.
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