Steven J. Nisco, M.D. Providence Medical Group

Languages: English
Accepting New Patients
Professional Statement
Dr. Steven J Nisco is a Cardiac Surgery Specialist in Spokane, Washington. He graduated with honors from Stanford University School Of Medicine in 1988. Having more than 30 years of diverse experiences, especially in CARDIAC SURGERY, THORACIC SURGERY, VASCULAR SURGERY, Dr. Steven J Nisco affiliates with many hospitals including Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, St Joseph Regional Medical Center, and cooperates with other doctors and specialists in medical group Providence Health And Services - WA.
Stanford University School Of Medicine - Palo Alto, CA
Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School And Stanford University School Of Medicine
Stanford University School Of Medicine
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

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 (37 Ratings, 11 Comments)


Very pleased with every aspect of care.

only saw him once am waiting for results from tests....

I was able to understand everything he said.

Very impressive cardio [...] group.

Great doctor and team.

Dr. Nisco took the time to review my medical records & scans in detail before meeting with me. He even took time to show me and explain the scans. His explanations for his recommendations were clear and I felt very comfortable with the going forward plan.

Steven Nisco & [...] made me feel as though I was in very good hands. I'd recommend them to anyone.

Excellent - remembers so well what has happened in past & why I was there - etc. -

Dr. Nisco works with my cardio surgeon, so had relevant info.

All caregivers were very good!!

I was very happy with my experience w/Dr. Nisco & his PA.
122 West 7th Avenue Suite 110
Spokane, WA 99204