Dr. Fernando Riveron, MD

Dr. Fernando Riveron, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Fernando Riveron, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Wausau, WI and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from The Chicago Medical School in 1983 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

425 Pine Ridge Blvd Ste 209

Wausau, WI 54401

Contact Information

(715) 847-0400

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Arise Health Plan
  • Aspirus Network, Inc.
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • ChoiceCare Network
  • Cigna
  • HealthEOS
  • 11 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Riveron performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 65% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 62% of peers
Heart Disease
normal
more than 60% of peers

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5  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Dissecting Aneurysm
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Septal Defect
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

  • The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Michigan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Loyola University Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Loyola University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha- Medical Honor Society and American Red Cross Award, 2014
Media & Publications

Dr. Riveron has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Riveron's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Riveron to family and friends
12 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Riveron's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Riveron was not my surgeon, but a partner with Dr. Johnkowski, who did perform the surgery. Dr. Riveron was 'on' over Christmas weekend and checked on my a couple times and also removed my drain. He listens, is attentive and a very caring man. I've not seen either of them in clinic yet, only...more
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