Kurt D. Piggott MD

Kurt D. Piggott, MD

About Dr. Piggott

Dr. Kurt Piggott is a pediatric cardiac intensivist. He completed his intensive care training at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan. He has nearly a decade of experience as a cardiac intensivist.

Dr. Piggott received his medical degree from the American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He completed his pediatric residency training at the University of Nevada School of Medicine in Las Vegas. Dr. Piggott continued his training by completing a fellowship in Pediatric Critical Care at Holtz Children’s Hospital/Jackson Memorial in Miami, Florida and the Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, Michigan.

He joined Children’s Hospital New Orleans in 2017 as the Medical Director of the CICU after serving as the Associate Medical Director of the CICU at Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, FL.

His research interests include acute kidney injury following congenital heart surgery as well as the preoperative and postoperative nutritional state of neonates undergoing cardiac surgery.

He enjoys clinical research and has authored several peer-reviewed publications. 

With over 10 years of clinical experience, Dr. Piggott continues practicing CICU medicine because he enjoys helping children and their families overcome the challenges encountered during critical illness followed by the joy of seeing the family’s happiness when the child is well enough to go home for the first time.

Little Something Extra:
Dr. Piggott has two beautiful daughters that he enjoys traveling with and spending time with. He enjoys the quietness of the countryside and is also the proud owner of two dogs and seven chickens.

  • Critical Care
  • Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Office Information

Children's Hospital CICU
200 Henry Clay Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
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  • Medical School
    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine
  • Residency
    University of Nevada: Ls Vegas
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics