Richard E. Greene, MD

Dr. Greene is an Associate Professor of Medicine at NYU School of Medicine, where he serves as the Director of Health Disparities Education through the Office of Diversity Affairs.  He is responsible for directing and implementing education and training courses related to gender and health and beyond, including the Gender and Health Selective and comprehensive LGBTQ+ health training for all first year medical students. 

An active and passionate medical educator, Dr. Greene is also an Associate Program Director of the Primary Care Residency Program and presents extensively on many Primary Care topics including the musculoskeletal physical exam, foundations of primary care medicine and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender healthcare disparities. In 2011, Dr. Greene was named Outpatient Teacher of the Year for the combined primary care and categorical residency programs at NYU School of Medicine and also received the Arnold Grossman Outstanding Faculty Service to the LGBTQ Community Award for his work with the medical student LGBT student group at the NYU Moving Up Day Awards.  In 2016, Dr. Greene was named Bellevue Hospital's Physician of the Year, and received the Leonard J. Tow Award for Humanism in Medicine, selected by the graduating class of medical students.

Clinically, Dr. Greene is an Attending Physician in the Adult Primary Care Center at Bellevue Hospital. Dr. Greene started the first LGBT health clinic at a Health and Hospitals facility at Gouverneur Healthcare Services in 2008, which he ran for 2 years.  Dr. Greene serves as the Medical Director of the Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies (CHIBPS) through NYU’s Global Institute of Public Health.  He also serves on the Board of Directors of GLMA: Health Professionals Advancing LGBT Equality.