Michelle Cao

Sleep specialist, Pulmonolgist, Pulmonary critical care specialist

Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine
4.6 out of 5
157 Patient Ratings
6 Patient Comments

Sleep Medicine Center

  • 450 Broadway Street
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: 650-723-6601
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Professional Education

Medical Education: Western University of Health Sciences -College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific (2000) CA

Residency: Loma Linda University - School of Medicine (2003) CA

Fellowship: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (2007) CA

Fellowship: Stanford University - CAPS (2008) CA

Board Certification: Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2006)

Board Certification: Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)

Board Certification: Sleep Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2009)

Patient Ratings and Comments

4.6

Friendliness

4.6

Recommended to others

4.6

Explanations

4.6

Listens

4.6

Includes you in decisions

4.8

Clear Communication

4.6

Confidence in your doctor

4.4

Wait times

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Very pleased.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

A - OK.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Good, no problems!

SHC Patient, May 2014

She was very professional but it took a while to establish a rapport. I ended up feeling good about her but was a little put off at first.

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Central Sleep Apnea: Effects on Stroke Volume in Heart Failure
Cao, M., Guilleminault, C., & Lin, C. (2013). Central Sleep Apnea: Effects on Stroke Volume in Heart Failure. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF RESPIRATORY AND CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 187(4), 340-341.

Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Heart Failure, and Phrenic Nerve Stimulation
Cao, M., & Guilleminault, C. (2012). Sleep-Disordered Breathing, Heart Failure, and Phrenic Nerve Stimulation. CHEST, 142(4), 821-823.

Acute and Chronic Sleep Loss: Implications on Age-Related Neurocognitive Impairment
Cao, M., & Guilleminault, C. (2012). Acute and Chronic Sleep Loss: Implications on Age-Related Neurocognitive Impairment. SLEEP, 35(7), 901-902.

NEUROHORMONES AND SLEEP
Frenette, E., Lui, A., & Cao, M. (2012). NEUROHORMONES AND SLEEP. VITAMINS AND HORMONES: SLEEP HORMONES, VOL 89, 89, 1-17.

Hypocretin Antagonists in Insomnia Treatment and Beyond
Ruoff, C., Cao, M., & Guilleminault, C. (2011). Hypocretin Antagonists in Insomnia Treatment and Beyond. CURRENT PHARMACEUTICAL DESIGN, 17(15), 1476-1482.

Hypocretin and Its Emerging Role as a Target for Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Cao, M., & Guilleminault, C. (2011). Hypocretin and Its Emerging Role as a Target for Treatment of Sleep Disorders. CURRENT NEUROLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE REPORTS, 11(2), 227-234.

Advances in the pharmacological approach to sleep disorders.
Cao, M. (2011). Advances in the pharmacological approach to sleep disorders. Current pharmaceutical design, 17(15), 1416-1417.

Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Chronic Opioid Use
Guilleminault, C., Cao, M., Yue, H. J., & Chawla, P. (2010). Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Chronic Opioid Use. LUNG, 188(6), 459-468.

Families with sleepwalking
Cao, M., & Guilleminault, C. (2010). Families with sleepwalking. SLEEP MEDICINE, 11(7), 726-734.

Advances in Narcolepsy
Cao, M. (2010). Advances in Narcolepsy. MEDICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 94(3), 541-?.

Pediatric sleep disorders: How can sleep-medicine make a difference?
Cao, M., & Guilleminault, C. (2009). Pediatric sleep disorders: How can sleep-medicine make a difference?. SLEEP MEDICINE REVIEWS, 13(2), 107-110.

Sleep and breathing: The impact of mechanical ventilation on the quality of sleep
Cao, M., & Sarinas, P. Sa. (2008). Sleep and breathing: The impact of mechanical ventilation on the quality of sleep. CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE, 36(6), 1960-1962.

Sleep difficulties and behavioral outcomes in children
Cao, M., & Guilleminault, C. (2008). Sleep difficulties and behavioral outcomes in children. ARCHIVES OF PEDIATRICS & ADOLESCENT MEDICINE, 162(4), 385-389.

Maxillomandibular advancement surgery for obstructive sleep apnea
Cao M, Li KK, & Guilleminault C. (2008). Maxillomandibular advancement surgery for obstructive sleep apnea. Minerva Pneumologica, 47.

The dual-wave bolus feature in continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion pumps controls prolonged post-prandial hyperglycaemia better than standard bolus in Type 1 diabetes
Lee, S. W., Cao, M., Sajid, S., Hayes, M., Choi, L., & de Leon, R. (2004). The dual-wave bolus feature in continuous subcutaneous insulin infusion pumps controls prolonged post-prandial hyperglycaemia better than standard bolus in Type 1 diabetes. DIABETES NUTRITION & METABOLISM, 17(4), 211-216.

4.6 out of 5
157 Patient Ratings
6 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Very pleased.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

A - OK.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Good, no problems!

SHC Patient, May 2014

She was very professional but it took a while to establish a rapport. I ended up feeling good about her but was a little put off at first.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Cao is "the best" extremely knowledgeable & caring towards her patients.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Good.