He graduated from California State Polytechnic University with his Bachelor of Science and Chemical Engineering. He earned his Masters Degree and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame. Richard Pigeon, M.D., Ph.D. got his Medical Degree from Yale University School of Medicine.
Richard Pigeon, M.D., Ph.D. did his Internship in General Surgery and Residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Miami from the Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Fl. He did his Fellowship in Surgery of Spinal Disorders and Deformities at the he Hospital for Special Surgery Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York.