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Nicholas Michael Dalesio

Assistant Professor
Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Johns Hopkins University
United States of America

Nicholas Michael Dalesio


Dr. Nicholas Michael Dalesio is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is pediatric anesthesiology. Dr. Dalesio received his undergraduate degree in cell biology/molecular genetics from the University of Maryland. He earned his medical degree from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and completed his anesthesiology residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Dalesio performed a fellowship in pediatric anesthesiology at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins. In addition to pediatric anesthesiology, Dr. Dalesio has a special interest in sleep-disordered breathing and obstructive sleep apnea in children, difficult airway management in children and craniofacial reconstructive surgery in children. He is a member of the Society of Pediatric Anesthesiology, the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Board of Anesthesiology and the Maryland Society of Anesthesiology.

Research Interest

Imaging techniques of the pediatric airway; The effects of anesthesiology and pharmacology on upper airway physiology; Pre-operative predictors of peri-operative respiratory complications in children with sleep-disordered breathing and obstructive sleep apnea


  • Gaydos CA, Theodore M, Dalesio N, Wood BJ, Quinn TC. "Comparison of three nucleic acid amplification tests for detection of Chlamydia trachomatis in urine specimens." J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Jul;42(7):3041-5.

  • Duane TM, Dechert T, Dalesio N, Wolfe LG, Aboutanos MB, Malhotra AK, Ivatury RR. "Is blood sugar the next lactate?" Am Surg. 2006 Jul;72(7):613-7; discussion 617-8.

  • Fiadjoe JE, Gurnaney H, Dalesio N, Sussman E, Zhao H, Zhang X, Stricker PA. "A prospective randomized equivalence trial of the GlideScope Cobalt® video laryngoscope to traditional direct laryngoscopy in neonates and infants." Anesthesiology. 2012 Mar;116(3):622-8.

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