orthocare

Richard Pigeon, M.D., Ph.D.

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Richard Pigeon, M.D., Ph.D

Specializing In:

  • Minimally invasive spinal surgery
  • Cervical spine surgery
  • Lumbar spine surgery
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Herniated disc
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal fusion
  • Adult degenerative scoliosis
  • Fractures / Kyphoplasty

Education:

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) – Chemical Engineering, California State Polytechnic University; graduated Magna Cum Laude and member Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society and Omega Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Society

Master of Science (M.S.) – Chemical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) – Chemical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) – Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT; graduated Cum Laude (honors; top 5%) and member Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

Medical Training:

Internship – General Surgery, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL

Fellowship – Surgery of Spinal Disorders and Deformities, Hospital for Special Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY

Certifications:

Board Certified – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Fellow – American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Florida Orthopaedic Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Pinellas County Medical Society
  • Hospital for Special Surgery Alumni Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society
  • Omega Chi Epsilon Engineering Honor Society

Awards and Recognition:

  • Voted “Best Doctors” U.S. News and World Report
  • Voted “Top Doctor” Castle Connolly
  • Voted “America’s Top Orthopedists by Consumers’ Research Council of America
  • Voted “America’s Top Surgeons” by Consumers’ Research Council of America
  • Voted “Patient Choice Physician Award” by Patients’ Choice

Office Information:

Medical Assistant – Kathy Daniels (727) 461-6026 ext 1634

Surgery Coordinator – Randie Benner (727) 461-6026 ext 1734

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