Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave Aurora, CO 80045


Melanie Merrill-Kennedy, PA-C

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Board Certified


Practice Locations

Children's Hospital Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
13123 East 16th Ave, Aurora, CO 80045


Provider Expertise

Clinical Interest for Patients

I am interested in caring for children with abdominal pain, constipation, encopresis, reflux, celiac disease, IBS, short bowel syndrome, and liver conditions.

Care Philosophy

I am passionate about the health and well being of children and have dedicated my professional life to providing the highest quality of care to my patients. As a mother of a chronically ill child, I understand how important it is for your child to be treated as an individual and not let their condition or disease define them. I strive to help your child achieve optimal health through promoting healthy lifestyle and disease prevention.


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Conditions & Treatments

  • Digestive System

    Gastroenterology (Stomach, Bowel, General GI Problems)

Interests & Activities

Personal Interests

In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, snow and water sports, hiking, and spending time with my husband, our family dog, and my two very energetic sons.

Volunteer Activities

Because my son is an organ transplant recipient, I am dedicated to the promotion of organ donor awareness. I have served as an ambassador for local organ procurement agencies, participating in educational fairs, lectures and fundraising activities. As a former foster parent to our adopted son, I am passionate about foster care reform and have previously served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate.

Education & Training

Undergraduate Schools

BS, Midwestern University (IL/AZ) (2004)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Physician Assistants, Fellow

Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses, Associate

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