Melissa E. Danko, MD

Associate Professor of Pediatric Surgery
Department of Pediatric Surgery
Surgical Director of ECMO
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital
Office Address
Doctors' Office Tower, Suite 7100
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN
(615) 936-1050
(615) 936-1046

Patient Care Emphasis:

  • General and Thoracic Pediatric Surgery
  • Pediatric Solid Tumors
  • Thyroid Disorders,
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery,
  • Congenital Anomalies,
  • Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Disorders
  • Ovarian and Breast disorders

Postgraduate Training:

  • Duke University in Durham,NC
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, TN


  • Dr. Danko received her MD degree from University Of Pittsburgh