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Toby Cox, M.D., MPH

Toby Cox, MD Pediatrics

About Toby:

Dr. Matthew “Toby” Cox grew up in Newtown, Connecticut and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry from Colby College, in Maine. He followed it up with a Doctorate of Medicine from St. Louis University, in 1995, and finished everything off with a three-year pediatric residency at Northwestern University, in Chicago. In 1998, he came to Utah and worked at a private practice in Layton, Wee Care Pediatrics. He also earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health from the University of Utah.

In 2001, he, along with Mike Johnson and Dallen Ormond, got the wild idea for Families First Pediatrics. The first office opened in October of that year and is still going strong. Toby sees kids of all ages, from birth to 20 years old, and has had the humbling experience of seeing former patients age out of his care, only to reappear with their own children.

His wife is a Neonatologist with The University of Utah and Intermountain and they have 3 adult children. In his spare time, he enjoys ice hockey, snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, and recovering from injuries sustained from these activities. He’s also a self-proclaimed music geek. Ask him what his favorite concert of the year was!




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BS, Colby College, 1991
MD, St. Louis University, 1995
Pediatric Residency, Northwestern University, 1998
MPH, University of Utah, 2001



Parent Feedback

We love Families First! We have been going there for 9 years. We have even moved a few hours away from the nearest location, but we still go there! Dr. Zarbock has been the best provider for our kids. They get excited when we get to go to his office, even when scary shots are in order! He is so attentive, understanding, and fun; he knows how to connect with his patients. We have never had a bad experience at any location or with any of the other providers. They truly care about children's well being.

—Deanna McCurdy.

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