Ana M. Mercado, DMD, PhD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Contact Information

Orthodonic Treatment Program
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-5651
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Biography

Ana M. Mercado, DMD, PhD, is Co-Director of the Orthodontic Craniofacial Program, team orthodontist in the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Cleft Palate- Craniofacial Clinic and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics at The Ohio State University College of Dentistry. She received her dental degree from the University of Puerto Rico. Her general practice residency and dentistry master’s degree are from The Ohio State University. She completed the dentist-scientist program from the National Institutes of Health, which awarded her a specialty degree in orthodontics and a PhD at The Ohio State University. Her research interests include the incidence of dental anomalies in patients with cleft lip and palate and secondary alveolar bone grafting.

Gender:

  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish

Education and Training

Residency

  • Ohio State University College of Dentistry
    Date Completed: 06/30/1993

Residency

  • Ohio State University College of Dentistry
    Date Completed: 06/30/1998

Department:

  • Dentistry

Section:

  • Orthodontics

Specialty:

  • Orthodontics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/15/2002

Publications

  • Ruppel JK, Long RE Jr, Oliver DR, Semb G, Russell KA, Mercado AM, Daskalogiannakis J, Hathaway RR. 2016. The Americleft Project: A Comparison of Short- and Longer-Term Secondary Alveolar Bone Graft Outcomes in Two Centers Using the Standardized Way to Assess Grafts Scale.  Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal. Vol. 53, no. 5. (September): 508-15.
  • Vig, KWL, Mercado, AM. 2016. The orthodontist's role in a cleft palate/craniofacial team. In Orthodontics: Current principles and techniques 6th edition. 6th ed. Edited by Graber, LW, Vanarsdall, RL, Vig, KWL, Huang, GJ. Saint Louis, MO: Elsevier.
  • Mercado, AM, Vig, KWL. 2016. Orthodontic Principles in the management of orofacial clefts. In Comprehensive Cleft Care. 2nd ed. Edited by Losee, JE, Kirschner, RE. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Sitzman, T; Campbell, R; Kornbluth, M; Daskalogiannakis, J; Ross, E; Glick, P; Beals, S; Russell, K; Doucet, JC; Mercado, A. 2016. The Americleft Project: A Comparison of Nasolabial Aesthetics Among Five Centers Using Distinct Types of Active Presurgical Orthopedics. In American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 73rd Annual Meeting and Symposia
  • Doucet, JC; Russell, K; Daskalogiannakis, J; Emanuele, N; James, L; Mercado, A; Hathaway, R; Semb, G; Shaw, W; Long, R;. 2016. Facial Growth in Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Treated with Alveolar Bone Grafting at 6 Years: Comparison with Eurocleft Data. In American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 73rd Annual Meeting and Symposia
  • Kornbluth, M; Daskalogiannakis, J; Doucet, JC; Ross, E; Sitzman, T; Campbell, R; Glick, P; Beals, S; Russell, K; Mercado, A; Hathaway, R. 2016. A Comparison of Dental Arch Relationships Among Five Centers USing Distinct Types of Presurgical Orthopedics. In American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 73rd Annual Meeting and Symposia
  • Russell,Kathleen; Long,Ross,E; Daskalogiannakis,John; Mercado,Ana; Hathaway,Ronald; Semb,Gunvor; Shaw,William. 2016. A Multicenter Study Using the SWAG Scale to Compare Secondary Alveolar Bone Graft Outcomes for Patients With Cleft Lip and Palate.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. Vol. 53, no. 2. (March): 180-186.
  • Mercado,A,M; Russell,K,A; Daskalogiannakis,J; Hathaway,R,R; Semb,G; Ozawa,T; Smith,A; LIN,A,Y; Long,R,E. 2016. The Americleft Project: A Proposed Expanded Nasolabial Appearance Yardstick for 5-to 7-Year-Old Patients With Complete Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate (CUCLP).  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. Vol. 53, no. 1. (January): 30-37.
  • Vig,Katherine,WL; Mercado,Ana,M. 2015. Overview of orthodontic care for children with cleft lip and palate, 1915-2015.  American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. Vol. 148, no. 4. (October): 543-556.
  • Sitzman,Thomas,J; Mara,Constance,A; Long,Ross,E; Daskalogiannakis,John; Russell,Kathleen,A; Mercado,Ana,M; Hathaway,Ronald,R; Carle,Adam,C; Semb,Gunvor; Shaw,William,C. 2015. The Americleft Project: Burden of Care from Secondary Surgery.  Plastic and reconstructive surgery. Global open. Vol. 3, no. 7. (July): ee442.
  • Mercado, AM. 2015. Orthodontic principles in the management of orofacial clefts. In Comprehensive Cleft Care Family Edition. Edited by Losee, JE, Kirschner, RE, Smith, DM, Lawrence, CR, Straub, A. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Mercado,A,M; Phillips,C; Vig,K,WL; Trotman,C-A. 2014. The effects of lip revision surgery on nasolabial esthetics in patients with cleft lip.  Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research. Vol. 17, no. 4. (November): 216-225.
  • Hathaway, R; Long, R; Daskalogiannakis, J; Mercado, A; Russell K; Semb, G; Shaw, W. 2014. Use of a Standardized Outcome Measure of Dental Arch Relationships (Golson) to Allow International, Inter-study Comparisons. In American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 71st Annual Meeting and Symposia
  • Russell, K; Stoutland, A; Daskalogiannakis, J; Mercado, A; Hathaway, R; Long, R; Semb, G; Shaw, W; Fessler, J;. 2014. A Modification of Asher-McDade Method for Rating Nasolabial Esthetics in Patients with CUCLP. In American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 71st Annual Meeting and Symposia
  • Sitzman, T; Long, R; Daskalogiannakis, J; Russell, K; Mercado, A; Hathaway, R; Fessler, J. 2014. The Americleft Project: Burden of Care from Secondary Surgery in Patients with CUCLP. In American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 71st Annual Meeting and Symposia
  • Spalding, P; Mercado, A; Pearson, G; Kumar, A. 2014. Dental and Orthodontic Preparation for Secondary Alveolar Bone Graft Surgery. In American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 71st Annual Meeting and Symposia
  • Jones, C; Mercado, A; Russell, K; Daskalogiannakis, J; Samson, T; Hathaway, R; Semb, G; Smith, A; Fessler, J; Long, R. 2014. The Americleft Project: Burden of Care from Secondary Surgery in Patients with CUCLP. In American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Association 71st Annual Meeting and Symposia
  • Hathaway, R; Russell, K; Mercado, A; Daskalogiannakis, J; Long, R; Semb, G; Shaw, W. 2013. The Americleft Project: USe of a Standardized Outcome Measure of Dental Arch Relationships (Golson) to Allow International, Inter-Study Comparisons. In 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Mercado, A; Capozzi, M; Rashid, R. 2013. Assessing the Effect of the Lower Lip in the Esthetics of Patients with Orofacial Clefts. In 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Mercado, A; Russell, K; Daskalogiannakis, J; Hathaway, R; Long, R; Semb, G; Ozawa, TO; Smith, A; Lin, A; Fessler, J. 2013. The Americleft Project: A Proposed Expanded Nasolabial Appearance Yardstick for 5-Year-Old Patients with CUCLP. In 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Daskalogiannakis, J; Singer, E; Russell, K; Mercado, A; Long, R; Hathaway, R; Semb, G; Shaw, W. 2013. The Americleft Project: Burden of Care Analysis of Various Infant Orthopedic Protocols for Improvement of Nasolabial Aesthetics in Patients with CUCLP. In 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Russell, K; Mercado, A; Daskalogiannakis, J; Long, R; Hathaway, R; Semb, G; Shaw, W. 2013. The Americleft Project: Alveolar Bone Graft Outcome Assessment--History, Challenges and a Method Developed to Overcome these Challenges. In 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Trotman, C.A.; Heaston, C; Phillips, C; Mercado, A; Lee, N; Hartman. 2013. Automated Three Dimensional (3D) Measures of the Static Face in Normal and Dysmorphic Conditions: Novel Technology for Facial Measurement. In 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Long, R; Mercado, A; Russell, K; Daskalogiannakis, J; Hathaway, RR; Stoutland, A; Singer, E; Semb, G; Shaw, W; Fessler, J. 2013. The Americleft Project: A Modification of Asher-McDade Method for Rating Nasolabial Esthetics in Patients with CUCLP. In 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Daskalogiannakis, J; Mercado, A; Russell, K; Hathaway, R; Long, R; Semb, G; Shaw; W. 2013. The Americleft Project: Lessons Learned from Intercenter Outcome Assessments. In 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Mercado, A; Phillips, C; Vig, K; Trotman, CA. 2013. Nasolabial Esthetic Outcomes in Patients with Cleft Lip Evaluated in 3 Dimensional Images. In 12th International Congress on Cleft Lip/Palate and Related Craniofacial Anomalies
  • Ward,Jared,A; Vig,Katherine,WL; Firestone,Allen,R; Mercado,Ana; da Fonseca,Marcio; Johnston,William. 2013. Oral Health-Related Quality of Life in Children With Orofacial Clefts.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. Vol. 50, no. 2. (March): 174-181.
  • Ward, JA, Vig, KWL, Firestone, AR, Mercado, AM, Dafonseca, M, Johnston, WM. 2012. Oral health-related quality of life in children with orofacial clefts. In 69th Annual Meeting - American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Ruppel, J, Long Jr, RE, Semb, G, Semb, G, Hathaway, R, Mercado, A, Russell, K, Lamichane, M, Daskalogiannakis, J. 2012. The Americleft project: A two-center comparison of short and long term outcomes of alveolar bone grafting using a new rating scale. In 69th Annual meeting - American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Russell, KA, Long Jr, RE, Lamichane, M, Daskalogiannakis, J, Mercado, A, Hathaway RR, Semb, G, Shaw, W. 2012. Americleft - The SWAG method used to assess secondary alveolar bone grafts in the mixed and permanent dentitions and aid in future treatment decision-making. In 69th Annual Meeting - American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Vig, KWL, Mercado AM. 2012. The Orthodontist's role in a cleft palate/craniofacial team. In Orthodontics: current principles and techniques. 5th ed. Edited by Graber, LW, Vanarsdall, RL, Vig, KWL. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Mosby.
  • Russell,Kathleen; Long,Ross,E; Hathaway,Ronald; Daskalogiannakis,John; Mercado,Ana; Cohen,Marilyn; Semb,Gunvor; Shaw,William. 2011. The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 5. General Discussion and Conclusions.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. Vol. 48, no. 3. (May): 265-270.
  • Daskalogiannakis,John; Mercado,Ana; Russell,Kathleen; Hathaway,Ronald; Dugas,Gregory; Long,Ross,E; Cohen,Marilyn; Semb,Gunvor; Shaw,William. 2011. The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 3. Analysis of Craniofacial Form.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. Vol. 48, no. 3. (May): 252-258.
  • Mercado,Ana; Russell,Kathleen; Hathaway,Ronald; Daskalogiannakis,John; Sadek,Hani; Long,Ross,E; Cohen,Marilyn; Semb,Gunvor; Shaw,William. 2011. The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 4. Nasolabial Aesthetics.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. Vol. 48, no. 3. (May): 259-264.
  • Long,Ross,E; Hathaway,Ronald; Daskalogiannakis,John; Mercado,Ana; Russell,Kathleen; Cohen,Marilyn; Semb,Gunvor; Shaw,William. 2011. The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 1. Principles and Study Design.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. Vol. 48, no. 3. (May): 239-243.
  • Hathaway,Ronald; Daskalogiannakis,John; Mercado,Ana; Russell,Kathleen; Long,Ross,E; Cohen,Marilyn; Semb,Gunvor; Shaw,William. 2011. The Americleft Study: An Inter-Center Study of Treatment Outcomes for Patients With Unilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Part 2. Dental Arch Relationships.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. Vol. 48, no. 3. (May): 244-251.
  • Long Jr, RE, Daskalogiannakis, J, Hathaway, R, Kuehn, D, Mercado, A, Russell, K, Trost-Cardamone, J, Semb, G, Shaw, W, Matthews, M, Kapp-Simon, K. 2011. The Americleft Project: Guidelines for participation in collaborative intercenter outcome studies. In 68th Annual Meeting: American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Peanchitlerkajorn, S, Daskalogiannakis, J, Lamichane, M, Mercado, A, Hathaway, RR, Russell, K, Long Jr, RE, Gregory, J. 2011. A multicenter retrospective study of patients with CUCLP from 5 North-American centers. In 68th Annual Meeting - American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Mercado, AM, Peanchitlerkajorn, S, Daskalogiannakis, J, Hathaway, R, Lamichane, M, Russell, K, Semb, G, Long Jr, RE. 2011. An expansion of the Americleft intercenter comparison of nasolabial appearance outcomes to include a center using NAM as part of its primary protocol. In 68th Annual Meeting - American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Russell, KA, Long Jr, RE, Daskalogiannakis, J, Mercado A, Lamichane, M, Hathaway, RR, Semb, GE, Shaw, W. 2011. Multicenter retrospective secondary alveolar bone grafting outcome study. In 68th Annual Meeting - American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Accurso,Brent; Mercado,Ana; Allen,Carl,M. 2010. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia-2B Presenting with Orthodontic Relapse.  Angle Orthodontist. Vol. 80, no. 3. (May): 585-590.
  • Mercado, A, Daskalogiannakis, J, Long Jr, RE, Russell, K, Hathaway, R, Gregory, J. 2010. The Americleft project: a comparison of reliability between Goslon yardstick ratings using plaster dental casts vs. digital images. In 67th Annual Meeting - American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association
  • Peanchitlertkajorn, S, Russell, K, Daskalogiannakis, J, Lamichane, M, Mercado, A, Hathaway, R, Long Jr, RE, Gregory, J. 2010. An expansion of the Americleft intercenter comparison of dental arch relationships to include a center using NAM +/- GPP as part of its primary protocol. In 67th Annual Meeting - American Cleft Palate - Craniofacial Association
  • Tejos,Ricardo,I; Mercado,Ana,V; Meisel,Lee,A. 2010. Analysis of chlorophyll fluorescence reveals stage specific patterns of chloroplast-containing cells during Arabidopsis embryogenesis.  BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH. Vol. 43, no. 1. (January): 99-111.
  • Mercado, AM, Vig, KWL. 2009. Orthodontic Principles in the Management of Orofacial Clefts. In Comprehensive Cleft Care. 1 ed. Edited by Losee JE, Kirschner RE. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.
  • Long Jr, RE, Cohen, M, Daskalogiannakis, J, Hathaway, R, Kuehn, D, Mercado, A, Russell, K, Semb, G, Shaw, W, Trost-Cardamone, J. 2008. The Americleft Project: A multi-center collaborative outcome study. In 65th Annual Meeting - Americal Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Mercado, AM, Sadek, H, Rashid, R, Daskalogiannakis, J, Hathaway RR, Long Jr, RE. 2008. Comparison of Nasolabial appearance outcomes in patients with complete unilateral cleft lip and palate treated at four north american cleft palate centers (Americleft). In 65th Annual Meeting: American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Long Jr, RE, Cohen, M, Daskalogiannakis, J, Hathaway, R, Kuehn, D, Mercado, A, Russell, K, Semb, G, Shaw, W, Trust-Cardamone, J. 2008. The Americleft project: establishment of successful intercenter collaborative studies. In 65th Annual Meeting: American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Long Jr., RE, Hathaway, R, Cohen, M, Daskalogiannakis, J, Howard, E, Russell, K, Mercado, A, Shaw, W, Semb, G, Ruda, B, Ahmed, M. 2007. The Americleft project: a 6-center pilot project using the Eurocleft protocol for intercenter collaborative outcome studies. In 64th Annual Meeting - American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • Vig, KWL, Mercado, AM. 2005. The orthodontist's role in a Cleft Palate/craniofacial team. In Orthodontics: current principles & techniques. 4th ed. Edited by Graber, TM; Vanarsdall, RL, Vig, KWL. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Mosby.
  • Claman,L; Alfaro,M,A; Mercado,A. 2003. An interdisciplinary approach for improved esthetic results in the anterior maxilla.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. Vol. 89, no. 1. (January): 1-5.
  • Mercado,A,M; Quan,F; Padgett,D,A; Sheridan,J,F; Marucha,P,T. 2002. Restraint stress alters the expression of interleukin-1 and keratinocyte growth factor at the wound site: an in situ hybridization study.  Journal of Neuroimmunology. Vol. 129, no. 1-2. (August): 74-83.
  • Mercado,A,M; Padgett,D,A; Sheridan,J,F; Marucha,P,T. 2002. Altered kinetics of IL-1 alpha, IL-1 beta, and KGF-1 gene expression in early wounds of restrained mice.  Brain Behavior and Immunity. Vol. 16, no. 2. (April): 150-162.
  • Mercado-Cruz, AM. 2001. Altered gene expression of IL-1 Alpha, IL-1 Beta, and KGF-1 in early cutaneous wounds of restrained Mice. Edited by Mercado, AM. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University.
  • Kiecolt-Glaser,J,K; Marucha,P,T; Malarkey,W,B; Mercado,A,M; Glaser,R. 1995. Slowing of Wound-Healing By Psychological Stress.  Lancet. Vol. 346, no. 8984. (November): 1194-1196.
  • Mercado-Cruz, AM. 1995. Effect of Psychosocial Stress on Whole Blood Interleukin-1(beta) mRNA Expression. Edited by Mercado, AM. Columbus, OH: The Ohio State University.
  • Marucha,P; Mercado,A; Fernandez,M. 1995. Regulation of Actin Expression in GM-CSF-Induced PMN.  Journal of Dental Research. Vol. 74, no. January: 130-130.
  • Peanchitlerkajorn S, Mercado A, Daskalogiannakis J, Hathaway R, Russell K, Semb G, Shaw W, Lamichane M, Fessler J, Long Jr. RE. An inter-center comparison of dento-alveolar relationships and craniofacial form including a center using nasoalveolar molding.  Cleft Palate Craniofacial Journal.
  • Ward,JA; Vig,KWL; Firestone,AR; Mercado,A; DaFonseca,M; Johnston,W. 0. Oral Health-related quality of life in children with orofacial clefts.  Cleft Palate-Craniofacial journal.
  • Fields HWF, Kim DG, Jeon M-J, Firestone A, Sun Z, Shanker S, Mercado A, Deguchi T, Vig KWL. Evaluation of objective structured clinical examination for advanced orthodontic education 12 years after introduction.  American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
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