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Rick Mersch
Patient Rating
5.0 / 5 (Based on 74 Reviews)

Rick Mersch, MD, FAAP

Specialty: Pediatric Medicine

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Rick Mersch, please call 319-861-7900

Areas of Interest

Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine

Education and Training


University of Iowa College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine


University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Honors, Awards, etc.

  • 2019 Nominee for Patient Advocate Award, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards
  • One of 7 pediatricians nationally to be recognized as one of Parents magazine’s 2014 “Our Favorite Pediatricians.” Learn more.


Board Certified in Pediatrics

Patient Reviews

October 21, 2019
I can't say enough good things about Dr Mersch. He has my trust as well as my son's. They are need care, guidance and good role models to help guide them. He has made their visits comfortable for all of us and meaningful. They know they can go to him for help if they need it. He's an exemplary doctor in every way - listens to all of us and our concerns and gives forthright, honest answers and opinions.
October 07, 2019
Dr. Mersch is so caring and kind.
September 16, 2019
We love Dr. Mersch and he has cared for all three of our children for the past 13 years. He is an excellent pediatrician! He listens, he cares, he takes time to really talk to us and follows up as needed. He has a great sense of humor. We really feel that he is more than just our doctor. He is our friend. He is also very knowledgeable and gives great medical care.
August 12, 2019
Dr. Mersch is absolutely amazing and so kind!
July 12, 2019
I always feel heard when discussing my concerns with Dr. Mersch and he does an excellent job describing any treatment plans or options
July 08, 2019
Dr. Mersch took the time to ensure he understood the problem and the patient. He explained what was going on and his recommendation. He made sure the patient felt heard and would continue to voice concerns, and came up with a plan for treatment that was accepted.
June 12, 2019
Dr Mersch is great. He listens and cares greatly.
May 07, 2019
We appreciate Dr. Rick so much! He always goes above and beyond!
April 15, 2019
Dr Mersch is the best, always takes his time and makes sure we have all of our questions asked before leaving. He is so great with this kids with his sense of humor and his patience when they're being resistant.
March 11, 2019
Dr. Mersch is the best! He goes that extra mile!
March 10, 2019
Dr. Mersch is always wonderful about explaining any concerns we have to us and to our kids too. very thankful for such a great dr!
February 21, 2019
This visit was to help figure some stuff going on with my son. Dr Mersch was very helpful. He took his time with us and made me feel like we were doing the right thing.
February 05, 2019
MY doctor is fantastic
February 03, 2019
Dr Mersch was wonderful, and really took the time to figure what was wrong with her. He made her feel very comfortable and at ease. I was very impressed with him.
January 12, 2019
I brag about our children's Doctor Rick to everyone:) He's simply the best we have experienced anywhere we have been. His knowledge, his genuine care for his patients, his obvious love and passion for helping kids and their families, relatability, even calling us personally to follow up.
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Provider's Contact Information

  • Fax: 319-861-7950

Mercy Pediatric Clinic website


  • Mercy Pediatric Clinic

    701 10th Street SE Level 4, Lundy Pavilion Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

    Main: 319-861-7900
    Fax: 319-861-7950

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