Dr. Riley grew up in Jefferson City, Missouri. He graduated from Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri and the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri. He completed his residency in pediatrics and emergency medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and is an Associate Professor of pediatrics and emergency medicine at Monroe Carell, Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr Riley is married and has three children.