Dr. Richard Pigeon MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard Pigeon is an orthopedic surgeon in Clearwater, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Florida Hospital and Morton Plant Hospital. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. Dr. Pigeon accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 61 doctors at Florida Hospital and one of 29 at Morton Plant Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Clinical Interests: Spine, Fracture, Minimally invasive surgery, Spinal surgery, Minimally invasive spine surgery; cervical and lumbar degenerative issues; stenosis; herniated discs; spondylolisthesis; scoliosis; compression fractures.

Hospital Affiliation

Morton Plant Hospital

Florida Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

Morton Plant North Bay Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 2002

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Fellowship, 2003

Jackson Memorial Hospital/Jackson Health System
Internship, General Surgery, 1997–1998

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1997

University of Notre Dame
Other Training, Chemical Engineering, 1987–2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 9 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

NY State Medical License
Active through 2015

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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