Maisa Ziadni, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

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Dr. Ziadni is a licensed clinical psychologist with a specialization in pain psychology. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative, and Pain Medicine. She is also a Principal Investigator on a Career Development Award at Stanford's Neurosciences and Pain laboratory, examining the impact of a behavioral intervention on opioid use among patients with chronic pain. Her research is focused on developing and testing novel interventions for chronic pain. Prior to Stanford, she received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Wayne State University with a focus on health psychology, and completed an APA-accredited internship at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Ziadni completed a combined 3-year clinical and research fellowship in pain psychology at Stanford University before joining the faculty group in 2019.

Dr. Ziadni's clinical focus is broadly focused on pain management, adjustment-related issues, and emotional, awareness, processing and expression related to traumatic events. She uses a number of treatment approaches including cognitive-behavioral therapy, emotion-focused therapy, biofeedback and values-based treatments. She offers individual, as well as group therapy groups at the Pain Management Center.

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Education & Certifications
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Child Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship (2018) CA
  • Internship: Rush University Medical Center (2016) IL
  • Fellowship: Stanford University Division of Pain Medicine (2019) CA
  • PhD Training: Wayne State University School of Medicine (2016) MI


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Practice Locations

SHC- Anesthesia (Redwood City) Redwood City, CA
Redwood City, CA

450 Broadway St

Redwood City , CA 94063

(650) 721-7852

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