Curtis B. Pickert, M.D., joined the Company in 2009 and was appointed to Executive Vice President, Clinical Services Division in 2021. Prior thereto, Dr. Pickert served as President of the Clinical Services Division since 2017, Chief Medical Officer of the Western Division since 2015 and Vice President, South Central Region for the Company’s Pediatrix Division from 2014 to 2015. From 2009 to 2013, Dr. Pickert held various progressive roles, serving as Director of Hospital-Based Pediatric Services for the Company’s Pediatrix Division, Chief of Medical Services and the Medical Director of Pediatrics and the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Cottage Children’s Hospital in Santa Barbara, California.
Dr. Pickert earned his medical degree and completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of Kansas (Kansas City and Wichita). He received fellowship training in pediatric hematology and oncology at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (Memphis, Tennessee) before completing a fellowship in pediatric critical care medicine at Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. He is board-certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine.