Dr. Candido Rivera, MD

Dr. Candido Rivera, MD

Hematology | Male | 51 years old

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Dr. Rivera's Care Philosophy

Mayo Clinic is the first and largest integrated, not-for-profit group practice in the world. Doctors from every medical specialty work together to care for patients, joined by common systems and a philosophy of 'the needs of the patient come first.' More than 2,500 physicians and scientists and 42,000 allied health staff work at Mayo Clinic, which has sites in Rochester, Minn., Jacksonville, Fla., and Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz. Collectively, the three locations treat more than half a million people each year. http://clinicaltrials.mayo.edu/

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Hematology
  •  Board certified in Hematology, Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Alpha Omeha Alpha, 1988
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  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, Adult
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Amyloidosis
  • Anemia
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Aplastic Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Celiac Disease
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Essential Thrombocytopenia
  • Graft vs Host Disease
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Iron Overload
  • Leukemia
  • Leukemia and Bone Marrow Failure States
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoid Malignancies
  • Lymphoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Mast Cell Diseases
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome Associated With Isolated Del(5q) Chromosome Abnormality
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myelofibrosis
  • Myelogenous Leukemia
  • Myeloma
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • POEMS Syndrome
  • Pancytopenia
  • Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma
  • Pernicious Anemia
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Porphyria
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • von Willebrand Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Jefferson University Hospital

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Jefferson University Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Fellowship Hospital
    National Institutes Of Health Clinical Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus

    Graduated in 1985

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Hematology

Procedures Performed

  • Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Bone Marrow Transplant
  • Chemotherapy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

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