César I. Menchaca, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine
St. Joseph's Children's Hospital, Tampa

Contact Information

menchacaci[at]upmc.edu

Education & Training

BS, Neuroscience, University of Illinois, 2011

MD, University of Illinois, 2015

Residency, Pediatrics, University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, 2018

Chief Residency, Pediatrics, University of Chicago Comer Children’s Hospital, 2019

Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 2022

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Cognitive Load & Healthcare Simulation
  • Medical Education
  • Neurocritical Care


Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2014

Merck Manual Award, 2015

The Gary C. Comer Award for Professional Excellence, 2018

UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Fellow of the Year Award, 2021