Edward Dankyi,


Nurse Practitioner, City of Hope Atlanta


My goal is to be 101 percent committed to fighting a good fight against cancer alongside my patients and their families.

City of Hope Atlanta
600 Celebrate Life Parkway
Newnan, GA 30265
Nurse Practitioner
Advanced degrees:
Master of Science, Nursing - University of Virginia, Charlottesville

Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner – American Nurses Credentialing Center
Registered Nurse – Georgia Board of Nursing, Virginia Board of Nursing
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support - American Heart Association
Basic Life Support - American Heart Association

About Me

As a Nurse Practitioner on the surgical oncology team, Edward Dankyi believes in the patient-centered care that City of Hope provides. Dankyi joined City of Hope Atlanta in August 2016.

As part of the surgical team, Dankyi is involved in recommending, educating and providing care to patients based on their cancer type and personal preferences. “I work with the inpatient surgical oncology team providing postoperative care to patients coping with various types of cancers,” says Dankyi. “I educate patients and their families on what to expect postoperatively in terms of recovery process, pain control, nutrition and physical activities.”

Dankyi earned his Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the Virginia Commonwealth University. He then obtained a Registered Nurse Diploma from Bon Secours Memorial College of Nursing in Richmond, Virginia. Dankyi earned a second Bachelor of Science degree, this time in nursing from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia. After years of experience as a registered nurse, he went on to earn a master’s degree in nursing with a specialty as an adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner from University of Virginia. Dankyi is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as an adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner.

Prior to joining City of Hope, Dankyi practiced nursing at several hospitals and health care settings. His experience has been primarily in emergency rooms, intensive care units and palliative care. Dankyi is also a member of several organizations including the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners.

Outside of work, Dankyi enjoys spending time with his family and being involved with his church. He also likes playing soccer and watching sports.

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