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Richard Dean Robinson, MD

Emergency Medicine

Dr. Rick Robinson brings 20 years' experience in undergraduate and graduate medical education leadership and administration to the Baylor University Medical Center (BUMC) Emergency Medicine Residency. He has worked closely with the BUMC Graduate Medical Education Office and Integrative Emergency Services (IES) leadership since 2017 to develop the education and business plan to support a state-of-the-art emergency medicine residency in Dallas. Dr. Robinson is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Medical School. He completed his EM residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UT Houston) where he served as Chief Resident before joining its EM faculty. During his tenure with UT Houston, he served as Medical Director of the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (LBJ) Emergency Department (ED) and Site Director for UT Houston residents rotating through the LBJ ED. LBJ is a member hospital of Harris County Hospital District.

Dr. Robinson relocated to Fort Worth in 2010 to oversee the startup and growth of the John Peter Smith Health Network (JPS) Emergency Medicine Program. JPS is the flagship clinical site for Tarrant County Hospital District. During his tenure with JPS, he initially served as Program Director and Vice Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine before taking on the role of Chairman. The JPS Emergency Medicine Program is recognized as one of the most successful emergency medicine residency startups. Graduates of that program are highly sought after and get the jobs they want in the geographic locations of their choice.

Dr. Robinson also served as the Emergency Medicine Administration Fellowship Director for IES from 2016-2018. Dr. Robinson has 15+ years' experience in leadership and advocacy within organized medicine. He is a Past President of the Texas College of Emergency Physicians (TCEP), having served on its Board of Directors for eight years and serving as Medical Education Committee Chairman for five years. He is currently Chairman of the TCEP Political Action Committee. Dr. Robinson has served on many American College of Emergency Physician (ACEP) committees. He has also served as TCEP Councilor to the ACEP Council for the past 12 years.

Dr. Robinson is passionate about mentorship and is quick to inform medical students, residents, and faculty that mentorship is a lifelong process.

Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Education: University of Texas Health Science Center (2000)
  • Residency: Emergency Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center (2003)
  • Emergency Medicine - American Board of Emergency Medicine
Industry Relationships

Physicians who are not employed, contracted with administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health are not required to report relationships and activities with industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry). Information regarding these relationships is therefore not available on this page. However, patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

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