Dr. David Rivadeneira, MD

Dr. David Rivadeneira, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. David Rivadeneira, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Woodbury, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine in 1995 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery, general surgery, and more.

321B Crossways Park Dr

Woodbury, NY 11797

Contact Information

(631) 470-1450

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Rivadeneira's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Excision of Rectal Tumor
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivadeneira performs Excision of Rectal Tumor more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rivadeneira performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Abscess
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivadeneira treats Abscess more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rivadeneira treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivadeneira treats Anal Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rivadeneira treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rivadeneira's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adhesiolysis
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Repair
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Bowel Resection
Cancer
Capsule Endoscopy
Clotting and Bleeding Disorders
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colitis
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fissures
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Ileal Pouch-Anal Anastomosis
Ileostomy Status
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jejunostomy Tube Placement
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Primary Peritoneal Cancer
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Pruritus Ani
Rectal Prolapse
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Secondary Malignancies
Surgical Procedures
Transanal Endoscopic Microsurgery (TEM)
Transendoscopic Stent Placement
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Vaginal Fistula

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Rivadeneira is devoted to providing advanced healthcare, in an environment of compassion, to its patients and their families. expertise encompasses the management of colon, rectal, and anal cancer, diverticulitis, familial polyposis, chronic u...

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2003
    Lahey Clinic Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 2002
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1997
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1996
    New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1995

Languages

  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, 1995
  • Lahey Clinic Award for Research, 2003
  • American Society of Cancer Research Award, 1994
  • Marquis Whos Who in America, 2008
  • Whos Who among American Colleges and Universities, 1994
  • Consumer research council of america Top Surgeons in America, 2007
  • Strathmores Whos Who in Medicine, 2004

Media & Publications

  • Davis B, Rivadeneira DE. Complications of colorectal anastomoses: leaks, strictures and bleeding. Surg Clin North Am. 93(1):61-87, 2012
  • Rivadeneira DE (part of standards practice task force of the American society of colon and rectal surgeons) Practice parameters for the management of perianal abscess and fistula-in-ano. Standards Practice Task Force of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Dis Colon Rectum. 54(12):1465, 2011
  • Rivadeneira DE (part of standards practice task force of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons) Practice parameters for the management of perianal abscess and fistula-in-ano. Dis Colon Rectum. 54(12):1465-74, 2011
  • Rivadeneira DE (part of international multicenter group): No Rectopexy Versus Rectopexy following Rectal Mobilization for Full-Thickness Rectal Prolapse: A Randomized Multicenter Trial. Dis Colon Rectum 54:29-34, 2010
  • Rivadeneira DE, Wong WD: Preoperative staging of rectal cancer. Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery 1:17-26, 2002
  • Chaudhary ND, Ranire-Maguire M, Corman ML, Rivadeneira DE. Letter to the Editor: Topical Sucralfate Post-Hemorrhoidectomy: An Affordable and feasible treatment option? Dis Colon Rectum 51: 1857, 2008
  • Botchkina IL, Rivadeneira DE, Watkins K, Karpeh MS, Botchkina GI. Clinical Significance of Telomerase Activity in Peritoneal Disseminated Cells: Gastrointestinal Cancers. Mol Med 14(1-2):45-54, 2008
  • Rivadeneira DE (part of international rectal cancer study group, IRCSG). International preoperative rectal cancer management: staging, neoadjuvant treatment, and impact of multidisciplinary teams. World J Surg 34(11) 2689-700, 2010
  • Zwintscher NP, Johnson EK, Martin MJ, Maykel JA, Rivadeneira DE, Serur A, Steele SR. Surgical Resident and the adequacy of dictated operative reports. J Surg Res. 177(2):211-6, 2012
  • Botchkina IL, Rowehl RA, Rivadeneira DE, Karpeh MS, Crawford H, Dufour A, Ju J, Wang Y, Leyfman Y, Botchkina GI. Phenotypic subpopulations of metastaic colon cancer stem cells: Genomic Analysis. Cancer Genomic & Proteomics 6:19-30, 2009

Dr. Rivadeneira's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivadeneira

5.0

Based on 180 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Rivadeneira was referred to me by my primary physician. Like most everyone, I was reluctant to schedule an appointment, however, upon meeting him, after meeting with another surgeon, I was 100% confident that he was the right surgeon to perform my needed surgery. His manner was reassuring,...Read More
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Can't say enough good things about Dr. Rivadeneira. He is highly skilled, kind and caring, listens to his patients and has an excellent bedside manner. I only wish I had been in his care earlier.   After experiencing years of increasingly debilitating gastric problems, Dr. Rivadineira’s diagnosis...Read More
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I was very scared to go to the dr but I was in alot of pain Dr Rivadeneira was reassuring it would not hurt He was very sensitive to my pain You know what it was a tiny pinch not pain and finally relief After all these years of suffering I now have no pain and no surgery! Im so happy I found him
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Dr. Rivadeneira was recommended to me by my Primary care doctor for a second opinion. I needed a sigmoid colon resection due to a complicated diverticulitis episode. He made me feel so confident and explained the procedure so thoroughly that I decided to have him perform the surgery. The surgery...Read More
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Dr. Rivadeniera recently performed a hemorrhoidectomy on me. He and his staff are professional and understanding. I would definitely recommend them.
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Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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