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Paul M. Vermilion, M.D.

(Pronouns: he/him/his)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 273-1154

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Palliative Care


Dr. Paul Vermilion grew up in Rochester, and after leaving and going to Boston for his undergraduate education, he returned to Rochester for all of his medical training. After medical school at the University of Rochester, he stayed on for a residency in Internal Medicine-Pediatrics, followed by a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine. He continues to see both adults and children professionally, and his areas of interest include the medical use of marijuana as well as tending to the whole-person needs of children with serious neurologic impairment.



MD | University of Rochester

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2019 - 07/31/2020
Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

07/01/2016 - 06/30/2019
Residency in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/01/2015 - 06/30/2016
Internship in Pediatrics, Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

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Journal Articles

Vermilion P. "Wellness Gone Awry: How Helpful Hints Might Be Harmful." Journal of general internal medicine.. 2022 Sep; 37(12):3166-3167. Epub 2022 Apr 27.

Books & Chapters

Chapter Title: Pediatric Neuropalliative Care
Book Title: Handbook of Clinical Neurology
Author List: Zoe HarnEnz, MD, Paul Vermilion, MD, Audrey Foster-Barber, MD, PhD, Lauren Treat, MD
Published By: Elsevier 2023