Dr. Amy Rivere, MD

Dr. Amy Rivere, MD

Breast Surgical Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 35
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Dr. Amy Rivere, MD is a breast surgical oncology doctor who practices in New Orleans, LA. She is 35 years old and has been practicing for 3 years.Read her story

1319 Jefferson Hwy

New Orleans, LA 70121

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • 25 More

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Top Care Areas


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Breast Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers
more than 62% of peers
Breast Cancer
more than 35% of peers

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Dr. Rivere's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rivere "Dr. Amy Rivere was born and raised in Napoleonville, Louisiana. She graduated from LSU and earned her Doctor of Medicine from LSU Medical School in Shreveport. She then completed general surgery residency at Ochsner Clinic New Orleans and a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR. Dr. Rivere recently returned home to the Ochsner Health System as a Breast Surgical Oncologist at the Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center in New Orleans. She is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rivere "Dr. Rivere is board certified in general surgery and holds a certificate of specialty in Breast Surgical Oncology. She obtained her medical degree from LSU-Shreveport and served as a general surgery resident at Ochsner Medical Center. She completed her specialty certificate in Diseases of the Breast at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Her expertise is in the treatment of both benign and malignant diseases of the breast and treating high risk breast patients. Her special interests include implementing oncoplastic techniques into surgery for breast cancer, nipple sparing mastectomies, and minimizing lymphedema risk by performing axillary reverse mapping. She is a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the Society of Surgical Oncology and enjoys community events that promote breast cancer awareness and provide funding for further research and advancement of breast cancer treatment and prevention."


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  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Skin Cancer
  • Tubular Carcinoma
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases


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  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Intraoperative Mapping
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Oncoplastic Surgery
  • Paracentesis
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound Guided Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Louisiana State Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Ochsner Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rivere has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivere's Reviews

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based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

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  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rivere's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Rivere was very thorough when explaining everything that was going on and explaining all of my options. She truly cares about my outcome. Her staff is very friendly and professional
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Dr. Rivere went out of her way to fit me in her surgery schedule once I told her we were moving out of state in a week. She was totally focused on my schedule - not hers.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rivere accepts 34 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna Better Health of Louisiana
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Behavioral Health
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Behavioral Health Network
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna Healthcare of Louisiana
  • Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
  • Employers Health Network
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Florida Blue
    BlueDental Choice
  • Galaxy Health Network
    Galaxy Health Network PPO
  • Gilsbar 360
  • Health Care Alliance Pool
  • Health Payors Organization
    Health Payors Organization PPO
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Gold HMO
    Vision Care Plan (VCP)
  • Louisiana Healthcare Connections
  • Louisiana Workers Compensation
  • Molina Healthcare
    MHNet - Behavioral Health
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Preferred Provider Network
  • Peoples Health
  • PPO Plus
  • Prime Health Services
  • Provider Networks of America
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
    Three Rivers Provider Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Community Plan
    United Behavioral Health
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Rivere has admitting privileges

Ochsner Medical Center
1516 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA 70121
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