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Neal Richmond, MD

MedStar Mobile Healthcare
Medical Director
Dr. Neal Richmond, M.D., FACEP is the Medical Director for MedStar Mobile Healthcare and fifteen participating fire departments and first responder organizations in Fort Worth/Tarrant County Texas.

Dr. Richmond began his EMS career in New York City (NYC), where he served as Deputy Medical Director for the New York City Fire Department (FDNY), Senior Research Fellow at the New York Academy of Medicine, and Assistant Professor at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM). While in NYC, he was also Program Director for the affiliated EMS Fellowship with FDNY and AECOM, as well as Assistant Program Director for the  Emergency Medicine residency training program at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Following his tenure in NYC, Dr. Richmond was appointed Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director for 911 Emergency Medical Services in Louisville, Kentucky, where he focused on the engineering and evolution of a stand-alone third-service model for prehospital care. His work there was featured in USA Today and top emergency-services publications.

Most recently, Dr. Richmond has been named Medical Director for the MedStar Mobile Healthcare system in Fort Worth, Texas. His current interests include clinical quality measurement, both in 911 EMS and a variety of Mobile Integrated Healthcare programs.

Dr. Richmond’s other interests include developing EMS systems and emergency medicine programs in Asia and Central America, as well as efforts in Public Health and Emergency and Disaster Preparedness.  He initiated on-site the first emergency medicine training and certification program in India and worked as a high-altitude specialist and Senior Rescue Physician for the Himalayan Rescue Association in Nepal.  Dr. Richmond has served as Medical Team Manager for FEMA's Urban Search and Rescue NY-Task Force-1 during the response to Hurricane Georges in the Dominican Republic, and in the FDNY World Trade Center response to the events of September 11, 2001.