Daniel Evans, MD is a pediatric pulmonologist and division chief of pulmonology at Dayton Children's Hospital. Dr. Evans treats children with all varieties of respiratory diseases as well as serving as the medical director of the Department of Respiratory Therapy and the Pulmonary Diagnostics Laboratory. Dr. Evans was born and raised in the greater Dayton area. He completed his medical school education at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio. Following college, he spent his internship and residency at Dayton Children's Hospital. He completed his fellowship at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Evans is board certified in both pediatric pulmonology and general pediatrics. When asked why he chose to specialize in pediatric pulmonology he said that he loves the challenge that treating children with respiratory disorders poses and the satisfaction attained in seeing them improve. One of his favorite things about working with children is that they are so honest and you never know what they are going to say. Outside of the hospital, Dr. Evans enjoys spending time with his family, reading, watching sports and hiking!
education and training
- medical school: Wright State University School of Medicine
- internship: Dayton Children's Hospital
- residency: Dayton Children's Hospital
- fellowship: Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati
- board certification: Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
publications and presentation
- Evans D, and Godwin J: Elder Goverance: Insights Into Making the Transition. Resource Publications, Oregon 2011.
- Evans DA, Bokulic RE: Post-Traumatic Pseudocyst. Arch Pediatr Adol Med 151:847-849, 1997.
- Evans DA, Wilmott RW, Whitsett JA: Surfactant Replacement Therapy for Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome in Children. Pediatr Pulmonol. 21:328-336, 1996.
- Evans DA, Fiedler MA: Pulmonary Abscess in a Patient with Cystic Fibrosis: Report and REview of the Literature. Pediatr Pulmonol. 21:337-340, 1996.
- Trulzsch DV, Penmetsa A, Karim A, Evans DA: Gastrografin-Induced Aspiration Pneumonia: A Lethal Complication of Computed Tomography. So Med J. 85:1255-1256, 1992.
- Evans DA. Cystic Fibrosis and Asthma. J Amer Osteo Assoc. 98:S6-S9, 1998.
- Evans DA, Whitsett JA: Surfactant Replacement Therapies for Children. In: The Pediatric Lung, Wilmott, R. (Ed.). Birkhauser, Switzerland 1997.
- Evans DA, Wilmott RW: Pulmonary Embolism in Children. Pediatr Clinics NA. 41:569-584, 1994
- Gillis LA, Jankouskas T, Warren WS, Evans DA. The Role of Bronchoalveolar Lavage FLuid Cultures in Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol 15:328s, 1998.
- Kantner A, Jankouskas T, Warren WS, Evans DA. IVIG Therapy in Infants with Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatr Pulmonol 15:378s, 1998.
- Gillikin S, Evans D, Milner P. Development of a Respigam® Infusion Program. IPA 34:A3412308, 1997.
- Levine AM, Evans DA, Stanley S, Stark J: Rantes, IL-8 and IL-11 in Children with Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV). AJRCCM 153:A597, 1996.
- Evans DA, Fiedler MA, Milligan L, Stark JM: RSV-Infected Respiratory Epithelial Cells Produce IL-1 That Results in ICAM-1 Induction. Pediatr Pulmonol 12:275s, 1995.
- Evans DA, Hopkins T, Stark JM: A Soluble Factor Produced by RSV-Infected Cells Induced ICAM-1 Expression and Enhances PMN Adhesion. AJRCCM 151:A603, 1995.
- American Medical Student Association at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio: Prayer in Medicine 2009.
- Grand Rounds: Wright State University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Dayton, Ohio: The Treatment of Status Asthmaticus in Children 2007.
- Wright State University Department of Emergency Medicine, Dayton, Ohio: Advanced Pediatric Life Support: Sedation and Pain Management 2002.
- Wright State University Deparment of Emergency Medicine, Dayton, Ohio: Advanced Pediatric Life Support: Respiratory Emergencies 2001.
- CORE Lecture Series: Osteopathic Emergency Medicine Residency Programs for the State of Ohio: Status Asthmaticus in Children 2000.
- Grand Rounds: Wright State University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Dayton, Ohio: Pleural Effusions 1999.
- Grand Rounds: PennState College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Hershey, Pennsylvania: Pleural Effusions 1998.
- North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, National Meeting, Physicians Grand Rounds: Colonopathy in an Adolescent Female with CF 1997.
- Application of Allergy and Immunology to Ambulatory Practice and Primary Care, PennState College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania: Update on Asthma: What's New With Guidelines and Therapy 1997.
- The Endoscopy Nurses of Central Pennsylvania. The Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania: Pediatric Flexible Bronchoscopy 1997.
- PennState College of Medicine Referring Physicians Banquest, PennState College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania: The Persistently Wheezing Child 1997.
- Grand Rounds: York General Hospital Department of Family Medicine, York, Pennsylvania: The Persistently Wheezing Infant Less Than 6 Months of Age: Diagnosis and Therapy 1997.
- Grand Rounds: PennState College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, Hershey, Pennsylvania: Pediatric Bronchoscopy 1997.
- Medical Histology, PennState College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania: Clinical Correlation; ASthma, Dysmotile Cilia Syndromes and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome 1997.
- Grand Rounds: Good Smaritan Hospital, Department of Family Medicine, Lebanon, Pennsylvania: Respiratory Syncytial Virus 1997.
- Pediatric Board Review Course, PennState College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania: Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, Pneumonia, Sleep Disorders 1996.
- Current Trends in Neonatal and Pediatric Care Conference, Cincinnati, Ohio: Surfactant Use in Pediatric ARDS 1995.
- North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, National Meeting, Pulmonary Disease in CF: Pulmonary Abscess in a Patient with CF 1995.
awards, honors and organzations
- Dayton Magazine - Dayton Best Docs 2023
ratings and reviews
Question Rating Breakdown
Always a great experience with visits at Dr.Evans office.
Dr. Evans and his nurse were phenomenal and personable. We really enjoy coming in to pulmonary appointments with this duo.
Dr. Dan and his nurses interacted with ease with both us and our child. He thought carefully before diagnosing possible outcomes in her initial appointment and explained his rationalities clearly.
Dr. Evans is great! Personable, caring, great sense of humor!
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Airway anomalies, Asthma, Bronchopulmonary dysplasia, Chronic cough, Cystic fibrosis, Interstitial lung disease, Lung disorders, Obstructive sleep apnea, Pulmonary hypertension, Recurrent pneumonia, Respiratory infections, Tracheostomy care, Undiagnosed wheezing, Ventilator care, Vocal cord dysfunction