Dr. Kevin Piggott is an assistant director at the residency having rejoined the program in 2014. He was born and raised in the Detroit aea. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan majoring in biology. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and completed his family medicine training at the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program in 1989 as a member of the eighth graduating class.
Following residency, Dr. Piggott remained in Marquette as a staff physician and traveled to satellite clinics in Grand Marais, Iron River, and Trenary. In 2005, he became an assistant director of the Marquette Family Medicine Residency Program. In 2007, Dr. Piggott returned to the University of Michigan where he earned his master’s degree in Health Management and Policy, while completing training in General Preventive Medicine and Public Health. Upon returning to Marquette, Dr. Piggott served as the medical director of Marquette County Health Department, while functioning as the medical director of Community Health at Marquette General Hospital (now UP Health System – Marquette). Prior to returning to the Marquette Family Medicine Residency, he was the assistant CMO at UP Health System – Marquette.
Special interests include preventive care, community health, health services systems, healthcare economics, coding & documentation, and healthcare quality/patient safety.