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Melissa Ellen Danko, MD


Assistant Professor of Pediatric Surgery

4.9 4.9 60 ratings

Insurance plans accepted

Insurance plans accepted

Areas of Expertise

Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
Pediatric Surgery


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


2200 Children's Way
8100 Doctor's Office Tower
Nashville, TN 37232

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

Patient Comments

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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

Always an outstanding visit. Dr. Danko is courteous and always helpful. We enjoy our visits and check ups!
Patient | February 23, 2017

Dr. Danko sees us on Wednesdays because of my work schedule, which are her OR days, she is always willing to work with us. And always has been that way since our son was born.
Patient | October 24, 2016

Lover her. She takes extra time to take patient to get stickers/treats, shows how caring she is.
Patient | August 1, 2016

Loved her she was all concerned for my child and nothing else but how to help him. She needs dr. a year award -
Patient | July 23, 2016

Loved Dr. Danko. Had a calming and reassuring presence during son's illness.
Patient | June 22, 2016