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Dr. Alejandro Rivas, MD

Dr. Alejandro Rivas, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 73


Dr. Alejandro Rivas, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 49 years. He specializes in general surgery.


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(615) 847-4949

Dr. Rivas accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Cigna HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Medicaid
Medicaid of Tennessee
Tenncare
One Health
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One Health POS
One Health PPO
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Tricare
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rivas' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivas performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Rivas performs this procedure more than 80% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivas performs Gallbladder Removal more than 79% of his peers

Dr. Rivas performs this procedure more than 79% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivas performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Rivas performs this procedure more than 78% of his peers

Dr. Rivas' conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bowel Obstruction Repair
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cancer Treatment
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Circumcision
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Interventional Endoscopy
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparoscopy
  • Laparotomy
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphangioma
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neck Surgery
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vasectomy
  • Vein Stripping
  • Ventral Hernia

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alejandro Rivas, MD is a general surgery specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 49 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Baptist Hospital
Residency Hospital
West Suburban Hospital-Oak Park
Internship Hospital
1970
Universidad Nacional Autonoma De Mexico, Iztacala, Escuela Nacional De Estudios Prfesionales Iztacala
Medical School
1970

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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