Dr. Frank Rivas, MD

Dr. Frank Rivas, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 79
(25)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Frank Rivas, MD is a cardiology specialist in Huntington, WV and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Universidad Central De Venezuela--Luis Razetti, Escuela De Medicine Luis Razetti in 1964 and specializes in cardiology, internal medicine, and more.

1302 4th Ave

Huntington, WV 25701

Contact Information

(304) 529-3223

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • 6 More

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Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
very high
more than 90% of peers
Cardiovascular Stress Test
high
more than 86% of peers
Heart Palpitations
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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

  • Universidad Central De Venezuela--Luis Razetti, Escuela De Medicine Luis Razetti
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Saint Louis University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Duke University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rivas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivas to family and friends
4.2
based on 25 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Rivas' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in Hazard, Ky |
Dr Rivas is one of the finest doctors I have ever known. He has been my moms doctor for probably 30 years and had my dad for many years before he passed away. He is very knowledgable and very caring about all his patients if it had not been for God giving him knowledge to care for my parents we...more
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Very compassionate doctor. Thorough medical examination.
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Treats the whole person. Old fashioned, thorough care.
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Ironton, OH |
Dr Rivas is a very caring doctor. He tells you like it is. He is straight forward and does not sugar coat his diagnoses.
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in Crown City, Ohio |
I have been a patient of Dr. Rivas for several years. He is knowledgeable, compassionate and courteous. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a cardiologist. I thank God for Dr. Rivas as he truly cares for his patients.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rivas accepts 15 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Simplifi
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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Hospitals where Dr. Rivas has admitting privileges

Cabell Huntington Hospital
1340 Hal Greer Blvd
Huntington, WV 25701
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