Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO & MPH
Residency, Pediatrics, All Children's Hospital/University of South Florida
Fellowship, Pediatric Critical Care, Texas Children's Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine
Instructorship, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, Texas Children's Hospital
Richard Lion, DO, MPH, is a board-certified pediatric cardiac critical care intensivist in the Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease, a clinical partnership between Dell Children’s Medical Center and UT Health Austin. He specializes in the management of critically ill pediatric and congenital heart disease patients. Additionally, Dr. Lion is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Pediatrics.
Dr. Lion earned his medical degree and master’s in public health concurrently from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine and his bachelor’s in biological sciences from Quinnipiac University. He completed a residency in pediatrics at All Children’s Hospital/University of South Florida, a fellowship in pediatric critical care at Texas Children’s Hospital/Baylor College of Medicine, and a one-year instructorship in cardiac critical care at Texas Children's Hospital.
Dr. Lion's research interests include integration of technology into the clinical medicine, including advanced three-dimensional imaging for hemodynamic monitoring and patient and provider education. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Society of Critical Care Medicine, the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society, and the Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Consortium (PC4) Quality Improvement Committee.
Dr. Lion is a pediatric cardiac critical care intensivist with UT Health Austin.
- The American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
- The American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine