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Dr. Anthony Rivera, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Male · Age 41

Dr. Rivera

Dr. Anthony Rivera, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from Northwestern U, School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.


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(508) 852-0600

Dr. Rivera accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rivera's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Arthritis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Arthritis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Osteoarthritis of Hip more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Trigger Point Injection

About Me

Biography

"Although he loved studying science when he was growing up in the city of Chicago, Dr. Anthony Rivera knew that the best career for him was one that would let him work closely with people each day. "I always had a strong interest in science, but I kn...

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

2007
University Of California Los Angeles
Residency Hospital
2004
St Francis Hospital Of Evanston
Internship Hospital
2003
Northwestern U, School Of Medicine
Medical School
2007
2004
2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivera

4.0

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
25%
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Great doctor! So caring and personable.
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If someone had a condition he could help with , I would definitely recommend Dr. Rivera. I was very scared when I first went there...he put me at ease almost instantly ...He explained the problem and how he could help. That huge needle going in my back scared the daylights outta me but he was calm,...Read More
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