Rio Lion, D.O.
Family Practice
Emergency Room Physician

Education and Training
Dr. Lion graduated from the University of California at Santa Cruz in 1998 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and received his Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree from Western University of Health Sciences, COMP, in Pomona, California in 2006. He completed his Family medicine training at the Cascades East Family Practice Center in Klamath Falls, Oregon and moved to Reedsport to begin practicing at Dunes Family Health Care (DFHC) in June of 2009. Dr. Lion also has a background in Yoga. Prior to medical school he was a massage therapist and physical therapist aide. He also has a background in yoga.

Interests
Dr. Lion and his wife Lolita, have settled happily in Reedsport with their 3 children, Luke, Bodhi, and Willow. They enjoy taking their dogs to the beach when it isn’t raining, surfing and exploring the endless outdoor adventures the Oregon coast offers.

Privileges Date on Staff Status
Lower Umpqua Hospital District 7/2/2008 – Current