Dr. Amy Rivere, MD

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Breast Surgical Oncology | Female

Dr. Amy Rivere, MD
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.

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Dr. Rivere's Care Philosophy

Dr. Rivere has been on staff at Ochsner since 2016. She is board certified in general surgery and holds a certificate of specialty in Breast Surgical Oncology. Dr Rivere 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 in Little Rock, Arkansas. Her expertise is in the treatment of both benign and malignant diseases of the breast. 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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    OCHSNER MEDICAL CENTER1514 Jefferson Hwy
    New Orleans, LA 70121
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    Dr. Rivere's Performance
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    • Average wait time
      Under 10 minutes
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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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    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.

    Dr. Rivere's Care Philosophy

    Dr. Rivere has been on staff at Ochsner since 2016.  She is board certified in general surgery and holds a certificate of specialty in Breast Surgical Oncology.  Dr Rivere 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 in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Her expertise is in the treatment of both benign and malignant diseases of the breast.  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.

    Dr. Rivere says...

    Her specialty is breast surgical oncology and the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Clinical interests include surgical treatment of breast cancer, nipple-sparing mastectomies, ultrasound guided lumpectomies, oncoplastic breast surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsies and axillary node dissections, axillary reverse mapping to minimize lymphedema risk, and management of benign breast disease

    Dr. Rivere says...

    She is a certified Hidden Scar Breast Surgeon specializing in oncoplastic techniques to maximize cosmetic preservation of the breast while treating both benign and malignant breast disease.

    Dr. Rivere's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Breast Surgical Oncology
    •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    Conditions Treated

    • Benign Tumor
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Cancer Recurrence
    • Breast Diseases
    • Breast Lump
    • Cancer
    • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
    • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
    • Invasive Breast Cancer
    • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
    • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
    • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
    • Lymphoma of the Breast
    • Male Breast Cancer
    • Malignant Breast Tumor
    • Metastatic Breast Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
    • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
    • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
    • Tubular Carcinoma

    Education

    • Medical School
      La State Univ Sch Of Med In Shreveport

      Graduated in 2010

    • Internship Hospital
      Ochsner Medical Center

      Completed in 2014

    • Residency Hospital
      Ochsner Medical Center

      Completed in 2015

    • Undergraduate School
      Louisiana State Univ

      Graduated in 2004

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Breast Surgical Oncology
    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • 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
    • Partial Mastectomy
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Puncture Aspiration
    • Sentinel Node Biopsy
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Ultrasound Guided Procedures