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Melissa E. Danko MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery, and ECMO Surgical Director
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  • 44 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Chest Wall Deformity
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    ECMO and Critical Care
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    Pediatric Surgery


  • Doctor of Medicine - University of Pittsburgh, 2005
  • Research Fellowship - Duke Clinical Research Institute,, 2009
  • Residency - Duke University Health System, 2012
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2014

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2013
  • Pediatric Surgery - American Board of Surgery, 2015

Patient Comments

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*Dr. Danko's personality was so relaxing/comforting. Exactly what you want on a pediatric surgeon.
June 29, 2021
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*Dr. Danko did an excellent job.
May 17, 2021
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*Dr. Danko was awesome!
Februray 9, 2021
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*Dr. Danko has provided incredible care for my son. I'm very thankful for her skilled hands caring for my son's health.
January 5, 2021
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Wish dr. would have spent more time addressing pain medicine risks and/or options to alleviate parent concern.
November 9, 2020
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