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Rick Mersch
Patient Rating
5.0 / 5 (Based on 75 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

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.
January 03, 2019
Dr. was very friendly and helpful
December 16, 2018
First interaction with Dr Mersch? He was so nice!
December 10, 2018
we love Dr Mersch!
December 06, 2018
[When] our primary pediatrician wasn't available and they offered Dr. Mersch, I jumped on it. [They] are both rock stars and Rick did an awesome job with my son.
December 05, 2018
Dr Merch is awesome!
November 11, 2018
Since the nurse was gone, I asked Dr. Mersch when he came in if my son was due for his second HPV shot. He said the nurse would have taken care of it if it was due. He didn't look to verify it while we were in the room. We got to check out and I was a little frustrated and didn't want to leave the appointment without confirmation that we weren't missing a shot. I asked the person at check out to verify it for me, and my son was in fact due for his shot. We went back in the exam room and he received the shot.
November 09, 2018
each time we're in, Dr Rick is focused on us and our child. truly wonderful provider!
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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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