Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics

Pediatric Residency : Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Residency in Pediatrics


  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Dallas County Medical Society

Dr. Melody Lao is a board-certified pediatrician and fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She grew up in the Dallas area before completing her undergraduate studies at Johns Hopkins University. She received her medical degree, along with a Masters of Public Health, at Emory University, and then completed pediatric residency training in New York City.  Dr. Lao loves taking care of children from the newborn period through early adulthood. She is passionate about preventative medicine, and has special interests in nutrition and providing breastfeeding support.  She is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and strives to provide culturally sensitive care to all families.  In her free time, Dr. Lao can be usually found playing with her toddler son, husband, and their two rescue dogs.  Her favorite pastime involves trying new restaurants, and is always looking for recommendations!