Dr. Richard Pigeon, MD

Dr. Richard Pigeon, MD

Spinal Cord Injury Medicine  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Richard Pigeon, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1997 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine and orthopedic surgery.

430 Morton Plant St Ste 301

Clearwater, FL 33756

Contact Information

(727) 461-6026

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Pigeon's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Herniated Disc
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pigeon treats Herniated Disc more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pigeon treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pigeon treats Spondylosis more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pigeon treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pigeon treats Back Pain more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pigeon treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Pigeon's conditions and procedures:

Ankle Fracture
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dupuytren's Contracture
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Pigeon, MD is a spinal cord injury specialist in Clearwater, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1997 and specializes in spinal cord injury medicine and orthopedic surgery.

Specialties

  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Miami Jackon Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Miami Jackon Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
2003
Hospital For Special Surgery Of The Spine Weill Medical College
Fellowship Hospital
1997
Yale University
Medical School
California State Polytechnic University, Bachelor Of Science, Chemical Engineering
Undergraduate School
University Of Notre Dame, Masters Degree, Chemical Engineering
2003
1997

Awards

Dr. Pigeon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pigeon

3.8

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
64.51612903225806%
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4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
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3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
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2 Stars
3.225806451612903%
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1 Star
25.806451612903224%
(8)

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DO NOT go to doctor Pigeon. He performed a fusion in my lumbar area and told me I’d be playing tennis from 6 to 9 months. That was three years ago and I’m seeing another surgeon because the pain has never gone away and now I have huge other pain in my hips and lower back. Also, he is pompous and...Read More
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I would not refer Dr Pigeon to anyone. I was referred to him for a serious degenerative condition. On my second (and last) appointment he began screaming at me that I was too fat (size 14-16) and I had soft bones and he would not operate until I lost 50 pounds. I have never been treated this way by...Read More
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It’s been several years since my surgery, everything still going well. Dr Pigeon has a terrific calm manner. He makes you feel very comfortable when talking to you. I would wait hours for this dr. I could not walk nor could I stand to even be touched before I went in for surgery. Was walking and...Read More
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Had to wait over an hour before I even got to see this physician. Saw him for a surgical consult for a ruptured disc only to be treated very unprofessionally. Once Dr. Pigeon found out that I'd already had a surgical consult with a competitor, his demeanor completely changed. Arrogant,...Read More
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Wrong info given to me by this dr hurting me terribly. Shoukd have never had surgery feel like a robot now. Never will be the same. Please try conservative treatments. Dont listen to the route of epidurals and if they dont work to have someone cut you open and put all kimds of metal. Really...Read More
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Morton Plant Hospital

Clearwater, FL