Dr. Robert Sigillito

Chief Deputy Coroner              

Dr. Robert Sigillito attended University of Miami for undergraduate studies and Medical School training.  He attended medical school under a US Navy Health Professions Scholarship and completed an internship at the US Naval Hospital San Diego General Surgery Residency Program.  He was a General Medical Officer in Okinawa, Japan and Pohang, Korea with the 1st Marine Air Wing, then at the US Naval Medical Clinic New Orleans.  After completion of active-duty service, he trained at Charity Hospital and LSU Medical Center in the Emergency Medicine Residency Program and was selected as a Chief Resident his final year of training.  He then engaged in one year of Fellowship Training in Critical Care with the LSU Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.  He has held Board Certification with American Board of Emergency Medicine since 2000 and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.  He was an Academic Faculty member in the section of Emergency Medicine for 8 years at LSU / Charity Hospital, including the final years of Charity Hospital during Hurricane Katrina and the recovery period that followed.  Subsequently, he was a staff Emergency Physician in the ED at North Oaks Medical Center for 10 years. He has been serving as the Chief Deputy Coroner in St. Tammany Parish since August 2021.