Cleveland Piggott, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, Family Medicine

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Graduate Schools :
  • MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2014)
  • MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2015)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Georgia (2010)
Residency:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Family Medicine (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Family Medicine

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor
  • Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Family Medicine

Publications

  • Rabaza C, Piggott C, Lyon C. Put down the electronics after a concussion?. J Fam Pract. 2023 Jan;72(1):E10-E12. PubMed PMID: 36749976
  • Lehn, C., Huang, H., Hansen-Guzman, A., Challender, A., Bleacher, H., Wiggins, K., Piggott, C., & Kvach, E. (2023). Longitudinal Antiracism Training for Family Medicine Residency Faculty. PRiMER, 7.
  • Rabaza, C., Piggott, C., & Lyon, C. (2023). Return to play? Put the screens away!. Evidence-Based Practice, 26(6), 3-4.
  • Hamilton, N., & Piggott, C. (2023). What are the most effective strategies to reduce SIDS?. Evidence-Based Practice, 10-1097.
  • Sanders M, Cronholm PF, Edgoose J, Fiscella K, Piggott C, McDaniel SH, Parker-Featherstone E, Fogarty CT. Evaluating the Uptake of Antiracism Training, Policies, and Practices in Departments of Family Medicine. J Am Board Fam Med. 2022 Jul-Aug;35(4):803-808. PubMed PMID: 35896463
  • Walters E, Piggott C, Naumburg EH. STFM Releases Online Course on URM Leadership Pathways in Academic Medicine. Ann Fam Med. 2022 Jul-Aug;20(4):392-393. PubMed PMID: 35879078
  • Jacobs CK, Douglas M, Ravenna P, Wilson E, Piggott C, Chrusciel T, Strothers H. Diversity, Inclusion, and Health Equity in Academic Family Medicine. Fam Med. 2022 Apr;54(4):259-263. PubMed PMID: 35421239
  • Smith R, Johnson A, Targan A, Piggott C, Kvach E. Taking Our Own Temperature: Using a Residency Climate Survey to Support Minority Voices. Fam Med. 2022 Feb;54(2):129-133. PubMed PMID: 35143685
  • Harris TB, Jacobs NN, Fuqua CF, Lyness JM, Smith PO, Poll-Hunter NI, Piggott C, Monroe AD. Advancing Equity in Academic Medicine Through Holistic Review for Faculty Recruitment and Retention. Acad Med. 2022 May 1;97(5):631-634. PubMed PMID: 34935728
  • Rabaza, C., Piggott, C., & Lyon, C. Return to play? Put the screens away! (2022) Evidence-Based Practice, 10-1097.
  • Piggott, C., & Lyon, C. (2021). Antibiotics and COPD: Time to order a C-reactive protein? Priority Updates to Research Literature (PURLs)
  • Wells-Prado, D., Colangelo, H., & Piggott, C. (2021). Is prednisolone an effective treatment for acute alcoholic hepatitis? Evidence-Based Practice
  • Calawerts, W., Piggott, C., & Khodaee, M., (2021). Non-union ulnar fracture as a result of a remote injury BMJ Case Reports, 14:e242854
  • Piggott C, Lyon C, Hale K. Antibiotics and COPD: Time to order a C-reactive protein test?. J Fam Pract. 2021 Jun;70(5):244-246. PubMed PMID: 34410915
  • Costello A, Daoud AK, Piggott C, Earnest M. A Novel Adaptation to the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Model. Ann Fam Med. 2021 Jul-Aug;19(4):371. PubMed PMID: 34264851
  • Daoud AK, Hall JK, Petrick H, Strong A, Piggott C. The Potential for Cloth Masks to Protect Health Care Clinicians From SARS-CoV-2: A Rapid Review. Ann Fam Med. 2021 Jan-Feb;19(1):55-62. PubMed PMID: 33431393
  • Foster KE, Johnson CN, Carvajal DN, Piggott C, Reavis K, Edgoose JYC, Elliott TC, Gold M, Rodríguez JE, Washington JC. Dear White People. Ann Fam Med. 2021 Jan-Feb;19(1):66-69. PubMed PMID: 33431395
  • Calawerts W, Piggott C, Khodaee M. Non-union ulnar fracture as a result of a remote injury. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Mar 29;14(3). PubMed PMID: 33782078
  • Piggott C. Chocolate Babies. Fam Med. 2021 Mar;53(3):223-224. PubMed PMID: 33723823
  • Calawerts W, Piggott C, Khodaee M. Non-union ulnar fracture as a result of a remote injury. BMJ Case Rep. 2021 Mar 29;14(3). PubMed PMID: 33782078
  • Costello A, Daoud AK, Piggott C, Earnest M. A Novel Adaptation to the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Model. Ann Fam Med. 2021 Jul-Aug;19(4):371. PubMed PMID: 34264851
  • Piggott C, Lyon C. Antibiotics and COPD: Time to order a C-reactive protein test?. J Fam Pract. 2021 Jun;70(5):244-246. PubMed PMID: 34410915
  • Piggott C. Chocolate Babies. Fam Med. 2021 Mar;53(3):223-224. PubMed PMID: 33723823
  • Foster KE, Johnson CN, Carvajal DN, Piggott C, Reavis K, Edgoose JYC, Elliott TC, Gold M, Rodríguez JE, Washington JC. Dear White People. Ann Fam Med. 2021 Jan-Feb;19(1):66-69. PubMed PMID: 33431395
  • Daoud AK, Hall JK, Petrick H, Strong A, Piggott C. The Potential for Cloth Masks to Protect Health Care Clinicians From SARS-CoV-2: A Rapid Review. Ann Fam Med. 2021 Jan-Feb;19(1):55-62. PubMed PMID: 33431393
  • Piggott, C. (2020). ASA in healthy elderly. Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Rabaza, C., & Piggott, C. (2020). Do paracervical blocks decrease discomfort during IUD insertions?. Evidence-Based Practice
  • Coe, C., Piggott, C., Davis, A., Hall, M., Goodell, K., Joo, P., & South-Paul, J. (2020). Leadership Pathways in Academic Family Medicine: Focus on Underrepresented Minorities and Women. Family Medicine, 52(2), 104-111.
  • Smith, R. & Piggott, C. (2020). Does screening for social determinants of health improve patient outcomes?. Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Utter, J., Piggott, C., & Lyon, C. (2020). Does caloric restriction decrease refeeding syndrome and mortality in critically ill hospitalized patients?. Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Piggott, C., Lyon, C., & Mounsey, A. (2020). PURLs: Aspirin, Yes, for at-risk elderly—but what about the healthy elderly?. The Journal of Family Practice, 69(3), E16.
  • Karra, L., Johnson, M., & Piggott, C. (2020). Defunding of Diversity and Inclusion Programs in Undergraduate and Graduate Medical Education. PRiMER, 4.
  • Khodaee, M., Ogle, L., & Piggott, C. (2020). Unilateral Knee effusion in an elderly: an unusual presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. Journal of Primary Health Care
  • Piggott, C., & Lyon, C. (2020). C-reactive protein to guide antibiotic use for COPD exacerbations. Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Piggott, C., & Lyon, C. (2020). Colchicine: save it for your gout… for now. Evidence-Based Practice.
  • Coe C, Piggott C, Davis A, Hall MN, Goodell K, Joo P, South-Paul JE. Leadership Pathways in Academic Family Medicine: Focus on Underrepresented Minorities and Women. Fam Med. 2020 Feb;52(2):104-111. PubMed PMID: 31940426
  • Piggott C, Lyon C. PURL: Aspirin, Yes, for at-risk elderly-but what about the healthy elderly?. J Fam Pract. 2020 Apr;69(3):E16-E18. PubMed PMID: 32289133
  • Davis S, Piggott C, Lyon C, DeSanto K. Effectiveness of dermoscopy in skin cancer diagnosis. Can Fam Physician. 2020 Oct;66(10):739-740. PubMed PMID: 33077451
  • Khodaee M, Ogle L, Piggott C. Unilateral knee effusion in an elderly patient: an unusual presentation of rheumatoid arthritis. J Prim Health Care. 2020 Dec;12(4):391-394. PubMed PMID: 33349329
  • Jacobs, C., Douglas, M., Ravenna, P., Wilson, E., Piggott, C., Chrusciel, T., Strothers, H. Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity in Academic Family Medicine. Family Medicine
  • Harris, T., Jacobs, N., Fuqua, C, Lyness, J., Smith, P., Poll-Hunter, N., Piggott, C., Monroe, A. Advancing Equity in Academic Medicine Through Holistic Review for Faculty Hiring and Recruitment. Academic Medicine
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Professional Memberships

  • Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, Board Member

Practice Locations

UCHealth A.F. Williams Family Medicine Clinic - Central Park
3055 Roslyn Street
Suite 100
Denver, CO 80238
720-848-9000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Family Medicine, Board Certification
Care Philosophy
I strive to provide the best care for my patients. I love using team based care to treat the whole person, and I advocate for my patients both inside and outside of the exam room.

Personal Interests
I enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, dancing, and visiting national parks

Volunteer Activities
I volunteer at the DAWN clinic, a free clinic in Aurora, ~ monthly.

Public Speaking
Yes
When I travel for conferences, I often present on topics surrounding reducing inequities in health care or improving leadership skills of students and residents.

General Information

Graduate Schools:
  • MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2014)
  • MD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2015)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Georgia (2010)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Chief Resident, Family Medicine (2018)
Languages: English
Department: Family Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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