Dr. Carlos Garcia-Rivera, DO

Dr. Carlos Garcia-Rivera, DO

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carlos Garcia-Rivera, DO is a neurology doctor who practices in Miami, FL. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 20 years.

9240 SW 72nd St Ste 118

Miami, FL 33173

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Garcia-Rivera performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 95% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 91% of peers
Thrombosis
high
more than 87% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Garcia-Rivera "Neuroscience Consultants provides a complete range of neurologic care to adolescents and adults (aged 16 years and up)."
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
69

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • Nova Southeastern University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Westchester General Hopsital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Garcia-Rivera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Garcia-Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Garcia-Rivera to family and friends
3.0
based on 22 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Garcia-Rivera's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Miami, FL |
I had been a patience for some time now. I agree with other reviews that his office staff is not good and he has a big turn around for staff. However, today I had an appt. I had been waiting for since August when the hurricane hit and had to be rescheduled. I unfortunately did not have my...more
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Hialeah, FL |
I never got to talk to him. His assistant rapped me on the elbows and knees with her mallet. She had me squeeze her fingers and push against her hands. She gave me a "quiz" and had me draw squares and cubes. Then we were done and I did see the doctor, but all he did was write a prescription and...more
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I would give a 0. We never made it to see Dr. Garcia Rivera. The office staff is incompetent and rude. They reschedule my mother's appointment twice. I'm on the phone with a staff member who is confirming the appt while a second staff member is calling on the other line to reschedule. They finally...more
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in Miami, FL |
Very knowledgeable and takes his time listening and answers all questions. He has helped me a lot with my condition.
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in Miami, FL |
Excellent! but very rude staff.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Garcia-Rivera accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
    Select HMO
  • Neighborhood Health Plan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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