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Rick Mersch
Patient Rating
4.9 / 5 (Based on 147 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 02, 2020
Dr Rick is the best!
August 13, 2020
Dr Mersch was excellent. he listened to concerns I had about overall health and wellness with the current health crisis, even though we were there for a sprained foot.
August 12, 2020
Dr Rick is amazing!
June 24, 2020
Dr Mersch always answers all my questions and is very personable. my teenage boys even enjoy seeing him!!
June 17, 2020
when we were leaving my son said, "I love Dr Mersch! He is so cool!"
June 17, 2020
we love dr. marsch! he has made it fun for all my boys to go to the dr. they look forward to seeing him.
June 09, 2020
Dr Mersch connects with kids and parents and takes the time to listen. gives direct and helpfulguidance!
May 19, 2020
Dr. Mersch and his team are some of the BEST. always compassionate and ready to listen. As first time mom, this has been a lifesaver. his knowledge and expertise has put me at ease.
May 12, 2020
Dr Mersch is the best!!!!!
April 07, 2020
we hit the jackpot when we got dr Mersch for our family pediatrician
March 13, 2020
Dr. Mersch is an excellent doctor! He truly cares about the patient, and makes the parents feel at ease when their child is sick or hurt. We are extremely lucky to have him as a pediatrician!
March 09, 2020
love Dr. Mersch. [My child] is very comfortable interacting with him and so are we.
February 20, 2020
I always enjoy Dr. Mersch. He absolutely wonderful with my children and really listens to you and your concerns. Besides our normal doctor, he is always someone I recommend.
January 11, 2020
Dr Mersh always goes above and beyond - We love him!! He can make my boys smile no matter what is wrong!
November 14, 2019
Dr Rick is amazing!! I trust his with all my kids.
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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

Patient Stories

A Whole New Ball Game

Playing soccer takes some fancy footwork and 13-year-old Jared Vizzini wasn’t sure he’d be up to the challenge after a toe injury nearly sidelined him for the spring 2014 season. Read more.