Richard Tao, MD

Richard Tao, MD

Instructor, Emergency Medicine

Board certified in Internal Medicine and Emergency medicine with over 16 years of clinical emergency room experience and 10 years of managerial experience. Experienced in procedures including, but not limited to management of cardiac arrest, airway/ thoracostomy tube placement, central/arterial line placement, lumbar puncture, arthrocentesis, joint reduction and complex suturing.


  • B.A., Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences, Bloomington, Indiana, BA Chemistry, May 1991
  • Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, Doctorate Medicine, May 1995
  • Ball State University, Muncie Indiana, Master of Information and Communication Sciences, 1997-99


  • Internal Medicine Residency Program, PGY1-2 Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1995-97
  • Internal Medicine Residency Program, PGY 3 Deaconess Hospital(forest Park), St. Louis, Missouri, 1999-00

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Missouri/Illinois
  • Diplomat American Board of Internal medicine
  • ABPS Certification in Emergency Medicine
  • BLS, ACLS, ATLS, PALS Certified

Honors and Awards

  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society