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Nilgun T. Zimakas, MD

Assistant Professor


Pediatrician (Pediatrics)



1 South Prospect Street
Level 3
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. Nilgun Zimakas is a pediatrician at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital and assistant professor at the Larner College of Medicine at UVM. She specializes in adolescent care, pediatrics, and refugee and immigrant health. Her research interest includes quality improvement.

Dr. Zimakas views her role as a guide and support to patients and families through the many joys and challenges of childhood and adolescence while monitoring physical and mental health. Her relationship with patients and families is a collaborative one and her methods of advising and treating patients are shaped by their philosophy of care and cultural beliefs about health.

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


Clinical Interests

  • Adolescent Care
  • General Pediatric Consultation
  • Refugee and Immigrant Health


McGill University - Pediatric Emergency
McGill University - Pediatrics - Primary Care
Medical School
McGill University - Medical Doctor
Other Education
John Abbott College - Combined Science

Board Certifications

Member Board
American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatrics - Primary Care


Primary Language