Dr. Eugene Rivera, MD

Dr. Eugene Rivera, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Eugene Rivera, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in South Miami, FL and has been practicing for 32 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
  • 5 More

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Background Check

1 malpractice claim Found
  • Settlement (8/1/2016)View details
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
Vertigo
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Vertigo more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Benign Paroxyzmal Vertigo of Childhood
  • Benign Positional Vertigo
  • Central Vestibular Vertigo
  • Migrainous Vertigo
Earwax Buildup
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Earwax Buildup more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Outer Ear Infection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Outer Ear Infection more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Adenoidectomy
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Blepharoplasty
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Disorders
Broken Nose
Cancer
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Chronic Sinusitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Cleft Palate
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
Deafness
Deviated Septum
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
Ear Disorders
Ear Infection
Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
Ear Surgery
Ear Tube Placement
Earwax Buildup
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Enlarged Turbinates
ENT Surgery
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Facial Fracture
Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Geographic Tongue
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
Hearing Loss
Hearing Loss Due to Noise
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperacusis
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Laryngoscopy
Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
Larynx Conditions
Loss of Smell and-or Taste
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Motion Sickness
Myringotomy
Nasal Obstruction
Nasal Polyp
Nasal Surgery
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Nosebleed
Oral and-or Facial Cleft
Oral Cancer
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Perforated Eardrum
Peritonsillar Abscess
Pharyngitis
Postnasal Drip
Pulmonary Disease
Salivary Gland Cancer
Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sinus Disorders
Sinus Surgery
Sinusitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea Surgery
Sleep Disorders
Snoring
Sore Throat
Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
Tinnitus
Tongue-Tie
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillectomy
Tonsillitis
Tracheal Surgery
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vertigo
Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Vocal Cord Polyp

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 ...

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivera

3.9

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
25%
(3)

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Dr. Rivera's Performance
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Kind demeanor, , knowledgeable and efficient,Highly recommend.
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niMade an urgent appointment and was attended to well.. Has a great bedside manner, funny personality but thorough and efficient. Highly recommend . very kind staff.
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Coventry Health Care of Florida
Employer Group Open Access HMO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
United Healthcare

Affiliated Hospitals

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Doctors Hospital

Coral Gables, FL

Homestead Hospital

Homestead, FL

South Miami Hospital

South Miami, FL