Doctor Directory

Melissa Ellen Danko, MD


Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery

4.8 4.8 82 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Pediatric Surgery

Board Certificates

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


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


Vanderbilt Children's General and Thoracic Surgery
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
7th Floor
Nashville, TN 37232

Vanderbilt Children's General Surgery Cookeville
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
100 West 4th Street
Suite 320
Cookeville, TN 38501

Patient Comments

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We highly recommend this provider to other people. But tell them the paying part for plain people is OUT OF THIS WORLD EXPENSIVE.
Patient | March 14, 2018

Dr. Danko is very patient & compassionate with my child. She is the best! My child is very much at ease with her.
Patient | August 8, 2017

Felt like she could've spent more time w/my child.
Patient | July 13, 2017

I've never had the level of confidence in a health care provider as we have in Dr. Danko. Simply above the rest.
Patient | June 20, 2017

Patient | June 13, 2017

Was very impressed w/Dr. Danko's skill as a surgeon, etc.
Patient | May 15, 2017

Actually like to go to visits b/c provider, staff are very friendly.
Patient | May 10, 2017

Dr. Danko was professional & friendly did what she could to make my child comfortable & relaxed.
Patient | April 11, 2017