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

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Melissa Yadao is Good. Dr. Yadao has been reviewed by 22 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.3076923076923 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.6428571428571 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.5
  • Currently 3.5384615384615 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.4
  • Currently 3.4285714285714 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.5
  • Currently 3.4615384615385 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

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

  • She has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Biofeedback
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Neurology
  • 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 Ann Yadao MD is a female Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 13 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Melissa A. Yadao practice?
Dr. Melissa Yadao has 4 office locations.
Dr. Melissa Yadao practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Alexandria, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Woodbridge, VA and Jackson, MS.
See Alexandria Orthopedic Surgeons.