Get to know Pediatric Emergency Physician Dr. Danielle Claire Mercurio, who serves patients in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Dr. Mercurio is a highly trained pediatric emergency physician at the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Emergency Center in St. Petersburg, Florida. Her areas of interest include injury prevention, traumatic disease, child advocacy, as well as pain and anxiety therapy during emergencies.
Joining the hospital staff in May of 2017, Dr. Mercurio diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders on an as needed basis in a 24-hour facility with nearly every subspecialist available for expert consultation.
In addition, she teaches resident physicians, students and community providers such as paramedics, EMTs and firefighters. She is certified in medical simulation to assist with this teaching to keep children healthy and thriving.
Throughout her academic career, Dr. Mercurio graduated with her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from UMDNJ – School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2010. She then went on to perform her residency in pediatrics at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia. She also completed a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Hospital for Children at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.
As a testament of her continued education, the doctor is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric emergency medicine by the American Osteopathic Board of Pediatrics (AOBP). The AOBP is an organization that provides board certification to qualified Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs) who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of medical diseases in infants, children, and adolescents (pediatricians).
Achieving fellowship status, Dr. Mercurio is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (FAAP) and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP). She is also an active member of the American Osteopathic Association.
Emergency medicine, also known as accident and emergency medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with the care of illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. A pediatric emergency physician is a specialist in the care of children and teens who are acutely ill or injured.
An expert in her field, Dr. Mercurio has been featured on many local news channels discussing various health topics such as heat-related illness, fevers, drowning prevention and injuries, and sudden infant death syndrome.
Learn More about Dr. Danielle Claire Mercurio:
Through her findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/199912-Danielle-Mercurio-Emergency-Physician-Pediatric or through Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/Find-A-Doctor/Practitioner-Details/Danielle–Claire–Mercurio
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