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Nicholas L. Rider, DO, FAAAAI

Dr. Rider is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Allergy-Immunology at Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine (LUCOM) and a practicing clinical immunologist at Liberty Mountain Medical Group. He serves as Chair of the LUCOM Division of Clinical Informatics which engages in research, education and in the development of a learning health system along the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Dr. Rider’s overarching aspirations are to improve the health, well-being, and outcomes for patients with allergic and immunologic disorders via compassionate, patient-centric care via current best practices and the refinement of healthcare systems.

Dr. Rider was raised in northern Pennsylvania but he and his family are now grateful to call Virginia’s Blue Ridge home. In his spare time, Dr. Rider enjoys doing just about anything outdoors, is an avid cyclist and a long-time practitioner of Japanese Karate Do.


  • American Board of Allergy-Immunology (ABAI)
  • American Board of Preventative Medicine-Clinical Informatics (ABPM)



Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

  • Allergy & Clinical Immunology

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

  • Internal Medicine - Pediatrics
Medical School

Kansas City University of Medicine & Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Osteopathic Medicine
Graduate School

The University of Texas School of Biomedical Informatics

  • Clinical Informatics
Undergraduate School

Millersville University of Pennsylvania

  • Chemistry-Biochemistry

Additional Information

Areas of Expertise
  • Allergy-Immunology
  • Clinical Informatics
Academic Appointment
  • Institution: Liberty University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    • Position: Chair, Division of Clinical Informatics
    • Years: 2022-present 
  • Institution: Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital
    • Position: Associate Professor of Pediatrics
    • Years: 2014-2022
Professional Associations
  • Association: American Medical Informatics Association
    • Position: Member
    • Years: 2018-present
  • Association: AAAAI
    • Position: Fellow/Member/Committee Chair
    • Years: 2008-present
  • Association: Clinical Immunology Society
    • Position: Member/Past Committee Chair
    • Years: 2008-present
Personal Interests
  • Cycling
  • Japanese Karate Do
  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Fly-fishing

Practice Location


2137 Lakeside Drive
Lynchburg, Va. 24501

Collaborative Health Pediatrics Lynchburg Virginia office Lakeside Road

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