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Lisa A. Rasmussen, MD

Lisa A. Rasmussen, MD

Physician Family Practice
Assistant Professor


Child (Pediatric) Neurology



111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, East Pavilion, Level 4
Burlington,  Vermont  05401


  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Vermont
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Biographical Information

Dr. Lisa Anne Rasmussen is a pediatric neurologist at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital and assistant professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. She specializes in pediatric neurology and palliative care, with a special interest in biomedical ethics. She also incorporates aspects of whole person care and mindfulness into her practice.

Dr. Rasmussen's clinical focus is in general pediatric neurology including developmental delay, seizures/epilepsy, and headaches/concussion. She also has a particular interest in neonatal neurology. 

Dr. Rasmussen’s research interest lies in qualitative research, currently focused on prognostication (a doctor’s prediction of future outcome) and the communication of prognostic information to patients and families.

Dr. Rasmussen’s goal in every patient encounter is to provide presence and openness to patients and their families to best address whatever issues are at hand. She believes strongly in an integrated team approach, working as part of a healthcare team and focusing on patient- and family-centered care. Her hope is to be as helpful as she can be to colleagues, patients, and families.

Learn more about pediatric neurology at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital.

Clinical Interests

  • Biomedical Ethics and Palliative Care
  • Developmental Delay
  • Epilepsy
  • General Pediatric Neurology
  • Mindfulness and Mindful Practice
  • Neonatal Neurology
  • Whole Person Care

Research Interests

Prognostication & Prognostic Communication, Qualitative Research


McGill University School of Medicine - Hospice and Palliative Care
University of British Columbia,Fac of Med - Pediatric Neurology
Medical School
University of Saskatchewan - Medical Doctor
Other Education
University of Saskatchewan - Human Physiology

Board Certifications

Member Board
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Neurology (Adult and Pediatric)


Primary Language