Fellowship Director, Rheumatology
Attending Physician
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Clinician Educator), Keck School of Medicine of USC
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Medical School: 

Technion-Israel Institute of Technology


UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School, General Pediatrics


UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School, General Pediatrics


Stanford University Medical Center, Pediatric Rheumatology



General Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics


Sponsor: Michal Cidon Research Fund

PI: Michal Cidon
Co-PIs: Terry Robinson and Brian Bartholmei

Project: Quantitative Assessment of Diffuse Lung Disease (DLD) in Children with Rheumatologic Disease- A Collaborative Pilot Study (Quantitative Assessment of Diffuse Lung Disease (DLD) in Children with Rheumatologic Disease- A Collaborative



Shenoi S, Horneff G, Cidon M et al. (2018).The Burden of Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (SJIA) for Patients and Caregivers: An International Survey and Retrospective Chart Review. Clin Exp Rheum. PMID: 29600940

Cidon M, Bansal M, Hartl D. Pulmonary Manifestations of Rheumatologic Disease. Current Opinion in Pediatrics. Jun 29 (3):311-319. PMID: 28333695

Lewis KO, Cidon MJ, MD,  Seto TL, Chen,H , Mahan JD (2014).  Leveraging e-Learning in Medical Education. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care. 44 (6): 150-163. PMID: 24981664

Morishita K, Guzman J, Chira P et al. (2012). Do adult disease severity subclassifications predict use of cyclophosphamide in children with ANCA-associated vasculitis? An analysis of ARChiVe study treatment decisions. J Rheumatol. Oct;39(10):2012-20. PMID: 22859342

Uribe AG, Huber AM, Kim S et al. (2012). Increased sensitivity of the European medicines agency algorithm for classification of childhood granulomatosis with polyangiitis. J Rheumatol. Aug;39(8):1687-97. PMID: 22589257

Li SC, Torok KS, Pope E, Dedeoglu F, Hong S, Jacob HT, Rabinovich E, Laxer RM, Lasky A, Baszis K, Becker M, Campillo S, Cartwright V, Cidon M, Inman CJ, Jerath R, O’neill KM, Vora S, Zeft A, Wallace CA, Ilowite NT, Fuhlbrigge RC (2012). Development of Consensus treatment plans for Juvenile localized scleroderma. Arthritis Care Res PMID: 22505322

Morishita K, Li SC, Muscal E et al. (2012). Assessing the performance of the Birmingham Vasculitis Activity Score at diagnosis for children with antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody-associated vasculitis in A Registry for Childhood Vasculitis (ARChiVe). Rheumatol. May;39(5):1088-94. PMID: 22337238

Pineda, N., Chamberlain, L., Chan, J., Cidon, M., Wise., P. (2011). Access to Inpatient Pediatric Subspecialty Care: A Population Study of Pediatric Rheumatology Patients in California. Arthritis Care Res, 63:7, 998-1005. PMID: 21360697

Cabral DA, Uribe AG, Benseler S et al. (2009). Classification, presentation, and initial treatment of Wegener's granulomatosis in childhood. Arthritis Rheum. Nov;60(11):3413-24. PMID: 19877069

Greenberg, M., Cidon, M. (1997). Population Research and policy Review, Broadening the definition of environmental equity: A framework for state and local governments, 16 (4), 397-413.

De Kuang, Y., Cidon, M., Mayer, L. (1995). Purification to homogeneity of a novel B cell Differentiation factor. J Immunol, 155:06, 2895-2901. PMID: 7673706

Huang M., Cioffi J., Berg K, London R, Cidon M., Maayani S, Mayer L. (1995). B cell differentiation factor-induced B cell maturation: regulation via reduction in CAMP. Cell Immunol.,162 (1), 49-55. PMID: 7704910

Mayer,L., Sherris, D., Huang, R., Cidon M. (1991).   Cytokines regulating B cell growth and differentiation. Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology, 61(2 pt 2), S28-S36. PMID: 1934611

Research Interests: 

Medical Education
Pulmonary disease in pediatric rheumatic disease

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