Richard Lion, DO, MPH

Phone: 1-512-324-0000
Fax: 1-512-324-0721

Education

Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine, DO & MPH


Residency/Fellowship

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

Clinical Biography

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.

Board Certification

  • The American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics
  • The American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care

Locations

  • Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease
    Dell Children's Specialty Pavilion
    4910 Mueller Blvd., Suite 100
    Austin, TX 78723
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  • Pediatric Critical Care Associates
    Dell Children's Medical Center
    4900 Mueller Blvd.
    Austin, TX 78723
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