Dr. Eugene Rivera, MD

Dr. Eugene Rivera, MD

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Dr. Eugene Rivera, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine otolaryngology, and more.

6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 704

South Miami, FL 33143

Contact Information

(305) 666-2722

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
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Nosebleed
very high
more than 95% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Vertigo
high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rivera "Board certified in Otolaryngology, Dr. Rivera began his medical career in 1978 after receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami in Miami, Fl. He then went on to pursue his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He finished his surgical internship at Charity Hospital, also in New Orleans and completed his Head and Neck Surgery residency in 1987 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

He received his certification in 1987 and is a diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

His professional affiliations include:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha of the Honor Medical Society
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • Past President (1997) of the Greater Miami ENT Society
  • Dr. Rivera was born in Tampa, Florida and is fluent in both English and Spanish.
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8  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

65  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Charity Hospital Tulane Div
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University Of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University Iowa
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rivera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivera

3.7

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Treated me very well for many years. Great personality!
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Dr Rivera has a wonderful bedside manner. I love him. One of my favorite doctors!! I have seen him over the years for various problems ,now for a hearing aid. They don’t have a long wait time either.
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He is very attentive, great professional, I was very worried about ear problem .. he was great to me! I strongly recommend Dr. Rivera
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I CALLED THE OFFICE REFERENCE AND URGENT CAUTERIZATION OF THE NOSE REF SEVERE BLEEDING. DR RIVERA ATTENDED ME IMMEDIATELY,AND SOLVED THE PROBLEM. AWESOME DOCTOR!
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This is the WORST I've ever been to. Visited the office for left ear wax removal, doctor Eugen Riviera treat you like a dollar sign but got the job done in 5 mins. Paid $85 for the service at check out and was told that's it. One month later got another bill of $130 after my insurance covered $65,...Read More
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