Meet Dr. William Stigall
Pediatric intensivist and bioethicist, William Stigall, MD, MA was born and raised in Texas. He attended the University of Texas at Austin where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Honors. He then went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern (UTSW) in Dallas.
Dr. Stigall also completed his residency in pediatrics and fellowship in pediatric critical care at UTSW serving as chief resident and chief fellow. He completed an additional fellowship in pediatric cardiac critical care at St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix. Dr. Stigall obtained a Master's in Philosophy from the University of Dallas during residency and fellowship.
At Cook Children's, he serves as an attending physician in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Stigall has also served as physician advisor for the Utilization Review Department, and medical director of the Human Research Protection Program. In 2022, he assumed the role of Chief Research Officer (CRO) following the retirement of the founding CRO, Dr. James Marshall.
He's honored to have the opportunity to use all aspects of his training and experience in leading the Research Administration Office. Cook Children's has a large, preeminent, and complex pediatric research program which requires scientific, organizational, and ethical acumen to bring cutting-edge research to all the children and families we serve.
Dr. Stigall is a faculty member of the TCU School of Medicine and University of Dallas. He's published and spoken nationally on the philosophy of medicine, bioethics, and mind-body interaction, among other topics.
When he's not working, Dr. Stigall enjoys spending time with his family.
- Pediatric critical and intensive care
- Clinical research oversight
- Medical School:
- University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas (2002)
- Pediatric Residency, UT Southwestern (2002-2005); Pediatric Residency Chief Resident, UT Southwestern (2005-2006)
- Chief Fellow, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, UT Southwestern (2006-2009); Fellow, Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care, St. Joseph's (2009-2010)
- Board Certifications:
- American Board of Pediatrics
- Cook Children's Physician Network, TCU School of Medicine, Adjunct Assistant Professor at University of Dallas
- Best Pediatrician in Dallas (D Magazine 2017-2018)