Richard J. Taavon, MD, FACOG

Dr. Taavon is a Baltimore, MD, native who served in the Air Force prior to joining Wendover OB/GYN & Infertility in 1996. He and his wife, who is a nurse, have raised their four children in Greensboro. He enjoys exercise, travel, and Duke Basketball. He was recently listed by the peer reviewed national organization "Best Doctors" as one of the top physicians in the state of North Carolina.

His interests include high risk obstetrics, menopause management, infertility, urinary incontinence, and minimally invasive surgery. He is one of a few gynecologic surgeons nationwide to offer da Vinci, single-site robotic surgery.

Primary Specialty

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Honors and Awards

  • Selected as one of the “Best Doctors in North Carolina” by his peers - December, 2019
  • One of the Top 3 Gynecologists in Greensboro, 2018
  • Triad “Moms on Main” Best OB/GYN, 2018
  • Top Doctors 2016 as chosen by their Peers
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Board Certifications

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Diplomate


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, Fellow

In Practice Since


Undergraduate Education

Duke University - Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude

Graduate School Education

University of Maryland - Master of Science, Reproductive Endocrinology


Greater Baltimore Medical Center - OB/GYN