Dr. Fernando Riveron, MD

Dr. Fernando Riveron, MD

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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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Dr. Riveron's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riveron treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Riveron treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Vascular Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riveron treats Vascular Disease more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Riveron treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Riveron performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Riveron performs this procedure more than 67% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Dr. Riveron's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Dissecting Aneurysm
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Diseases
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Valve Replacement
Heart Valve Surgery
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Cancer
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Ruptured Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Small Cell Lung Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Valvuloplasty
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha- Medical Honor Society and American Red Cross Award, 2014

Dr. Riveron's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Riveron

4.1

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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My mother died under DR Riveron's care. Please check every review you can find and also Wisconsin's CCAP service online. You will find is name and cases listed. I requested through his office on 4 different occasions to speak to him about my mother upcoming surgery. He was never available. I also...Read More
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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...Read More
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Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna PPO
Arise Health Plan
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Aspirus Network, Inc.
North Central Healthcare Alliance (NCHA)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Cigna
HealthEOS
HealthPartners
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Interplan Health Group
Humana
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