Robert Merchant, M.D., MS
Board of Directors
Chief Medical Officer, Billings Clinic
Dr. Merchant, national board member of the American Lung Association and regional board member of the American Lung Association's Mountain Pacific Region, is a pulmonologist and the chief medical officer of the hospital at Billings Clinic. Billings Clinic is a regional healthcare system relentlessly committed to improving the health and wellbeing of the citizens.
He graduated from Stanford University with a bachelor's degree in biology and a master's degree in population biology, received his medical degree from New York Medical College and his advanced training at University of Iowa.
Having cared for many people whose lives have been cut short by tobacco and air pollutants he is passionate about the importance of prevention research and education.