A native of New Orleans, Dr. Rigby graduated from the University of Virginia Medical School. He completed a surgical internship at the Medical College of Virginia and his resident training at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in New Orleans. Following a National Institute of Health research fellowship in otology, Dr. Rigby completed a fellowship in otology, neurotology and skull base surgery at University of California San Francisco. Dr. Rigby is Board Certified by the American Academy of Otolaryngology in both otolaryngology and neurotology.

Dr. Rigby is married and has 3 children. In his spare time he enjoys coaching lego robotics and playing chess.