Richard Giroux, D.O., is the Health Care District’s Medical Director for Transportation and Associate Medical Director of the Aeromedical Program. Dr. Giroux is a board-certified emergency physician who serves in multiple leadership roles at South Florida emergency departments, including Lakeside Medical Center and serving as Chief of Emergency Medicine for Palms West Hospital. Dr. Giroux also holds key local Emergency Medical Services positions. He serves as the Medical Director for the City of Stuart Fire Rescue and Associate Medical Director for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue and Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue.

Dr. Giroux has been practicing for over eight years. He completed his emergency medicine residency training at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida where he served as Chief Resident. Dr. Giroux is a member of the Florida Association of EMS Medical Directors and the Palm Beach County EMS Medical Directors Association where he serves as Vice Chairman.