Taylor Richardson, MD, is a board-certified Gastroenterologist at Richmond Gastroenterology Associates. Dr. Richardson sees patients at the Midlothian Center office in Chesterfield, Virginia.
He attended the University of Virginia (UVA), earning dual undergraduate degrees in history and economics. He then remained at the University of Virginia School of Medicine to earn his medical degree.
During his medical school career, Dr. Richardson was the recipient of several awards, including the Litz Award in Internal Medicine and the Raven Award.
The Litz Award, given in memory of 1983 UVA SOM graduate Gratton Alexander Litz, III, is based upon outstanding performance during the student's clerkship in Internal Medicine and recognizes an individual who has the ability to apply medical knowledge clinically and who demonstrates compassion for patients.
Respectively, a member of the Raven Society, the oldest and most prestigious honorary society at UVA, Dr. Richardson was presented with the Raven Award, which recognizes excellence in service and contribution to the University of Virginia and is the highest honor the Society bestows upon an individual.
Continuing his medical training, he completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) in Nashville, Tennessee. He was then selected for a highly-coveted three-year Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).
Dr. Richardson's clinical interests include a wide variety of digestive diseases, including heartburn/reflux, Barrett’s esophagus, swallowing disorders, peptic ulcer disease, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, irritable bowel syndrome, diarrhea, constipation, liver disease, and colon cancer screening.
He is skilled in upper endoscopy, esophageal dilation, colonoscopy, colon polyp removal, esophageal manometry, and video capsule endoscopy.
Dr. Richardson is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE).
"A lifelong sucker for sports metaphors, I believe in hard work, preparation, and ongoing training. I regard patients and other medical staff as team members and will serve patients’ interests and goals humbly and with diligence."
A native Virginian, Dr. Richardson grew up in Goochland, Virginia. He and his wife recently welcomed their first child and love spending time with family. Dr. Richardson enjoys long-distance running, hiking in the mountains, snow skiing, fly-fishing, reading American history, and following UVA athletics.