Taryn Rio MD

Specialty Services Provided

As a mother myself, I especially enjoy talking through common parenting dilemmas such as getting your children to sleep, feeding picky eaters, troubleshooting breastfeeding problems, and generally relaxing more in what is often times a very stressful job! I treat children from birth through college age, both in well preventative care, and when they are sick.

Education and Qualifications

Pediatrics Residency, 2007-2010, Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital of New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY
Medical Degree, 2003-2007, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, NY
Bachelor of Science in Biology, 1999-2003, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY
Board Certified in Pediatrics

Why I Chose Medicine

I have always enjoyed meeting and getting to know people. In pediatrics, I find that I can make a special bond with both the parents and the children. I love reassuring new parents, guiding them through problems, and making children feel better. As a pediatrician, I love watching children grow up. It is interesting to watch their parents change over time. I am glad to be in a field with long term relationships.

Hobbies and Special Interests

Reading for pleasure, cooking (and eating!)

Personal Information

Married with two young daughters.

Appointments available at the following locations: