Dr. Danielle Claire Mercurio, DO, FAAP, FACEP, Pediatrician
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Dr. Danielle Claire Mercurio, DO, FAAP, FACEP

Emergency Physician (Pediatric) | Pediatric Emergency Medicine

550 6th Street South ST PETERSBURG FL, 33701

About

Dr. Danielle Mercurio is a pediatric emergency physician who practices medicine in St Petersburg, FL at the Johns Hopkins All Children's Emergency Center.  Dr. Mercurio specializes in the emergency healthcare of infants, children, teens and young adults. She diagnoses and treats infections, injuries, diseases and other disorders on an as needed basis in a 24-hour facility with nearly every subspecialist avaialble for expert consultation. Her area of interest include injury prevention, traumatic disease, child advocacy, and pain and anxiety therapy during emergencies. Dr Mercurio also 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. Finally, 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.

Education and Training

UMDNJ Osteopathic Medicine DO 2010

Board Certification

American Board of Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine)

American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Pediatrics)

Provider Details

FemaleEnglish

Expert Publications

Data provided by the National Library of Medicine

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Tampa Bay Missions

Fellowships

  • Monroe Carell Jr Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TNSt Christopher's Hospital for Children in Philadelphia, PA

Articles and Publications

  • 1.August 8, 2019, Are Electric Scooters Safe? by Mike Stephenson; JHACH Newsroom; featured expert; 4,935 pageviews, average time on page 4:49. https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/ACH-News/General-News/Are-Electric-Scooters-Safe 2.Jan 02, 2020, Managing Cold and Flu Season, JHACH Newsroom, interview, 228 pageviews, average time on page 2:12. https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/ACH-News/General-News/Managing-Cold-and-Flu-Season https://www.tampabayparenting.com/managing-cold-and-flu-season/ 3.May 18, 2020, Is it Safe to Go to the Emergency Center? JHACH Newsroom & interview, 6,100 Facebook views, 322 pageviews, average time on page 3:24. https://www.tampabayparenting.com/when-to-visit-a-pediatric-emergency-center/, https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/ACH-News/General-News/Is-it-Safe-to-Go-to-the-Emergency-Center 4.June 30, 2020, FOX 13 Interview with Briona Arradondo, Drowning in the Tampa Bay Area, https://www.abcactionnews.com/news/region-pinellas/johns-hopkins-all-childrens-hospital-sees-uptick-in-drownings-since-pandemics-start 5.April 2021, Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine p. 66, When to Visit a Pediatric Emergency Center, https://www.tampabayparenting.com/when-to-visit-a-pediatric-emergency-center/ 6.June 28, 2021, How to Avoid Common Kids Injuries in the Summer, JHACH On Call for All Kids, >2,7000 Facebook views; 331 pageviews, average time on page 3:26. https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/ACH-News/General-News/How-to-Avoid-Common-Kids-Injuries-in-the-Summer7.June 1, 2022, Be Boo-Boo Ready: How to Prepare for Summer Injuries, Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine, https://www.tampabayparenting.com/prepare-for-summer-injuries/ 8.June 3, 2022, How You Can Prepare for and Prevent Summer Injuries, JHACH Newsroom, https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/ACH-News/General-News/How-You-Can-Prepare-for-and-Prevent-Summer-Injurie 9.June 13, 2022, Great Day, Summertime Can Be Dangerous When It Comes to Kids and Water, CBS 10 Tampa Bay News, https://www.wtsp.com/video/features/great-day-live/summertime-can-be-dangerous-when-it-comes-to-kids-and-water/67-3310e804-a0f5-487d-ad62-a304d804458a 10.June 17, 2022, 10 Tampa Bay Wellness, author Jenny Dean, How Heat Illnesses Can Quickly Turn into Medical Emergencies. https://www.wtsp.com/article/life/wellness/heat-illnesses-medical-emergencies/67-955ab258-a10e-4973-87c9-52466947791211.July 8, 2022, Vehicular Heat Stroke Press Conference at the St Petersburg Fire Department in Pinellas County. https://www.fox13news.com/news/safety-officials-warn-of-extreme-risks-leaving-kids-in-cars-as-temperatures-rise https://tampa.cbslocal.com/2022/07/08/law-enforcement-warns-people-to-not-leave-children-in-hot-cars-1/ http://my.tvey.es/t4TCn12.August 31,2022, INSIDER, for insider.com Reviews Health section, by Willa Hart, Warning signs of heat stroke in kids and how to prevent this deadly illness before it starts. https://www.insider.com/guides/parenting/kids-heat-stroke-symptoms-signs 13.October 4, 2022, Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine, 6 Ways to Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, https://www.tampabayparenting.com/6-ways-to-prevent-sudden-infant-death-syndrome/

Dr. Danielle Claire Mercurio, DO, FAAP, FACEP's Practice location

Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

550 6th Street South -
ST PETERSBURG, FL 33701
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New patients: 727-767-7280
Fax: 727-767-8420
https://www.hopkinsallchildrens.org/Services/Emergency-Medicine

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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.

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