Dana (Chelly) Dykes, MD

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-1791


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Clinical Interests

Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease


Dr. Dykes is working to develop a telemedicine program as an adjunct clinic model for patients with chronic medical conditions, particularly Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). Her work is aimed at improving healthcare related outcomes without increasing cost. She also participates in multi-center collaborative work aimed at reducing healthcare costs and improving outcomes for patients with IBD at a national level. She acts as a physician content expert for the development of innovated patient-centered tools and technology designed to help provide more personalized care for patients living with chronic medical conditions.

Education and Training

BS: Neuroscience and French, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2002.

MD: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 2006.

MS: Clinical and Translational Research, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital at UAB, Birmingham, AL, 2009.

Fellowship: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.