Dr. Melissa L. Brannen MD Pediatrician

Dr. Melissa Brannen is a pediatrician in Hershey, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago. She received her medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 14 years. She is one of 427 doctors at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago who specialize in Pediatrics.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatrician: General Pediatrics

Education & Medical Training

Children's National Medical Center/George Washington University
Residency, Pediatrics, 2000 - 2003

McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2003 - 2006

Temple University School of Medicine
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

IL State Medical License
Active through 2014

MO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Diagnosis of a craniopharyngioma after acute brainstem herniation in an emergency department.
Weiss, S.L., Wegg-Uzunlar, L., Bowman, R.M., Brannen, M.L.

Admission handoff communications: clinician's shared understanding of patient severity of illness and problems.
Brannen, M.L., Cameron, K.A., Adler, M., Goodman, D., Holl, J.L.

Team training: implications for emergency and critical care pediatrics.
Eppich, W. J., Brannen, M., Hunt, E. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • ODS Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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