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Joseph Toscano, MD
Joseph Toscano, MD received his medical degree from Duke
University School of Medicine in 1989 and trained in internal
medicine at the Naval Hospital in San Diego. He has worked
in the areas of emergency medicine and urgent care for
over fifteen years.
He has been an attending emergency physician at San Ramon
Regional Medical Center in San Ramon, California since
1999 and is an instructor in Advanced Cardiac Life Support
and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Dr. Toscano is also an attending physician in the urgent
care clinic at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation and was
previously a partner and corporate medical director for
Pinnacle Medical Group, which operates five urgent care
clinics in California and Arizona.
In addition to caring for patients, he is senior research
editor for Emergency Medicine Practice, a monthly,
evidence-based, emergency medicine CME publication. He
is a member of the editorial boards for the journals,
Emergency Medicine and the Journal of Urgent Care
Medicine, and develops and reviews continuing medical
education material in urgent care and emergency medicine
for a variety of other publications and organizations.
He is a member of the founding board of directors for the Board of Certification in Urgent Care Medicine (BCUCM). Dr Toscano is an active member of the Urgent Care Association of America.