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Pediatrician, Rebecca Merrifox

Rebecca E. Merrifox, MD, FAAP 

Medical | Pediatrics

Rebecca Merrifox, MD, FAAP a graduate of Robert Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont, brings her passion for family and pediatric medicine to Community Health Pediatrics. She is both a hospitalist, meeting families and newborns at the hospital, and a provider at the pediatrics practice.

A researcher, biologist, author, and community volunteer she is dedicated to advancing medical education and health sciences by improving communication between providers and patients. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology-Health Science from Oregon Institute of Technology, did research in colorectal cancer and asthma at Fletcher Allen School of Cytotechnology, and completed a pediatrics residency at the University of Vermont Medical Center.

Dr. Merrifox, a native Vermonter and mother of two sons has many hobbies, among them baking, sewing, gardening, and reading.

Philosophy of Care

Meeting families where they are, by improving communication with patients and families, advancing medical education and local and national advocacy. Starting from the common foundation that we both want what’s best for the kids.

Professional Interests: 
Newborns and a healthy first year of life | Child advocay at a nation level | Accessible and adaptable clothing for children

Education & Training


  • Oregon Institute of Technology, Bachelor's in Health science
  • University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine


  • University of Vermont Medical Center Pediatrics


  • University of Vermont Medical Center Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Medical Association

License States

  • VT

Seeing patients at. . .

Pediatrics clinic exterior

Community Health Pediatrics

1 General Wing Road
Rutland, VT 05701