University of Vermont

College of Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Bio for Anya Koutras, M.D.
Anya Koutras, M.D.

Anya Koutras, M.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Family Medicine

Contact Information
Office Location:
The University of Vermont Medical Center Family Medicine Colchester, 883 Blakley Road, Colchester, VT 05446


1995-1998   Middlesex Family Practice Residency, Middletown, CT
1991-1995   Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
1987-1991   University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

Academic Interests

Maternal Child Health
Adolescent Care
Preventative Care
Full spectrum family medicine
Medical Student Education

Research Interests

Lactation Medicine
Maternal Child Health
Preventative Care
Public Health


2014-present    Lactation Consultant for the Lactation/Newborn Clinic at the Vermont Children's Hospital

2004-present    Lactation Consultant for the Community

2004-present    Peer Reviewer for Pediatrics Journal

2002-present    IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), provide lactation consults
                            for community as well as give lectures locally and nationally on breastfeeding topics

1999-present    ALSO faculty – teaching yearly

Academic Appointments

2008-present   Associate Professor

Prior Academic Appointments:
2004-2008  Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of Vermont College of 
2000-2004  Clinical Assistant Professor of Family and Community Health, Tufts University School of 
1998-2000  Clinical Instructor in Family Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

Research Grants

2013-present   VCHIP/VDH-WIC Study: Improving Breastfeeding Supports in Primary Care Settings
2009-present   Non paid consultant for WIC Mother/Baby Breastfeeding Study, Vermont Department
                            of Health

Awards and Honors

2013    FAAFP Fellow of American Academy of Family Physicians
2013    Vermont Family Physician of the Year                                                                           
2012    Nominee for Silver Stethoscope “Inspirational Cameo Award” (UVMCOM 2014)          
2008    Teacher of the Year – University of Vermont Family Medicine Residency                     
2004    Teaching  Award – Tufts University Family Medicine Residency                                  
1995    Family Medicine Leadership 4th Year Graduate Award, Albany Medical College           
1995    Outstanding Child Psychiatry Award, Albany Medical College                                       
1994    AAFP Family Medicine Interest Group Leader Award                                                   
1991    Mary Jean Simpson Award, Outstanding Female Graduate, University of Vermont      
1991    Phi Beta Kappa, Mortar Board and TOWERR Honor Societies at UVM
1987    Valedictorian, Pawling High School, Pawling, NY                        


2011  “The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2011-19th Edition, Frank J. Domino, MD Editor, Chapter on 
            Breast Abscess
2009  “The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2009-17th Edition, and 2010-18th Edition, Frank J. Domino,
            MD Editor, Chapter on Breast Abscess
2008  “The 5-Minute Clinical Consult 2008-16th Edition, Frank J. Domino, MD, Editor, Chapters on
            Mastalgia and Breast Abscess
            Multiple articles on various topics in Family Medicine for community newspapers,
            department newsletters and hospital blogs