Board Certifications

  • Physician Assistant
  • FMCSA Medical Examiner

Areas of Expertise

  • Clinical Management
  • Global Health
  • Weight Loss Management


Graduate School

University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Physician Assistant Studies
Galveston, TX

Undergraduate School

University of Houston
Houston, TX

Personal Interests

Married, 3 puppies. My wife and I enjoy traveling to foreign countries and trying new food, hiking and just hanging out together.

Hobbies include: Running, Hiking, Snowboarding, Rock Climbing, Sky Diving, Gardening, Biking, Sailing, Guitar, Drums

Favorite Movies: Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter


Richard Golightly is passionate about healthcare and working closely with his patients across the Dickinson-area to help them achieve their optimal health. Richard Golightly went to the University of Houston in Houston, TX, and completed his post-doctoral residency training at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in Galveston, TX.