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Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
14 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melissa Yadao is Good. Dr. Yadao has been reviewed by 24 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Melissa Yadao, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Biofeedback
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Neurology
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sports Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Yadao graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010 - 2013)


Dr. Yadao has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Inova Alexandria Hospital 
  • Inova Mt Vernon Hospital 
  • Southern Maryland Hosp 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Melissa Yadao MD is a female Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Melissa Yadao practice?
Dr. Melissa Yadao has 9 office locations.
Dr. Melissa Yadao practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Alexandria, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Springfield, VA and Oxon Hill, MD.
See Alexandria Surgeons.