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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Istvan Danko, MD, PhD, earned his medical degree from the University of Pecs Medical School in Pecs, Hungary and completed his residency at UW Hospital and Clinics.


Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Transplant Medicine

UW Health Clinics

American Family Children's Hospital
(608) 263-6420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 262-5420 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

Aurora Children's Health (Green Bay) (Green Bay)
(920) 288-5500 |  Map
Aurora Children's Health (Oshkosh) (Oshkosh)
(920) 303-8700 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
UnityPoint Health - Meriter, St. Mary's Hospital (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Pediatrics

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Pediatric Gastroenterology
Fellowship University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Residency University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI
Internship University of Pecs Medical School, Pecs, Hungary
Medical School University of Pecs Medical School, Pecs, Hungary, 1978


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Languages Spoken

English, German, Hungarian, Russian
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.


Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

PubMed Articles
Danko I Weidkamp M . Correction of Iron Deficiency Anemia With Intravenous Iron Sucrose in Children With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2016 Nov;63(5):e107-e111
[PubMed ID: 27540710]
Danko I . Response of Iron Deficiency Anemia to Intravenous Iron Sucrose in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. 2016 Mar-Apr;21(2):162-8
[PubMed ID: 27199624]
Holden JP Dureja P Pfau PR Schwartz DC Reichelderfer M Judd RH Danko I Iyer LV Gopal DV . Endoscopic placement of the small-bowel video capsule by using a capsule endoscope delivery device. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007 May;65(6):842-7
[PubMed ID: 17466203]
Jia Z Dankó I . Long-term correction of hyperbilirubinemia in the Gunn rat by repeated intravenous delivery of naked plasmid DNA into muscle. Mol Ther. 2005 Nov;12(5):860-6
[PubMed ID: 16019265]
Jia Z Dankó I . Single hepatic venous injection of liver-specific naked plasmid vector expressing human UGT1A1 leads to long-term correction of hyperbilirubinemia and prevention of chronic bilirubin toxicity in Gunn rats. Hum Gene Ther. 2005 Aug;16(8):985-95
[PubMed ID: 16076256]
Dankó I Jia Z Zhang G . Nonviral gene transfer into liver and muscle for treatment of hyperbilirubinemia in the gunn rat. Hum Gene Ther. 2004 Dec;15(12):1279-86
[PubMed ID: 15684703]