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Melissa E. Danko MD

Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery, and ECMO Surgical Director

Areas of Expertise

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    Chest Wall Deformity
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    ECMO and Critical Care
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    Pediatric Surgery

Conditions and Treatments


  • 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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Although most of the question was fair, she was good I just would like to know if there was more options
July 8, 2023
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Absolutely adore *Dr. Danko for everything she did for my son.
January 11, 2023
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*Dr. Danko took lots of time with us & even made some sketches to help explain. 10/10!
July 8, 2022
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