Dr. Homero Rivas II, MD

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Dr. Homero Rivas II, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation | Male

Chattanooga Spine and Body 5617 Highway 153 Ste 103, Hixson, TN 37343 Get Directions
(423) 485-3226

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Dr. Rivas II specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and practices in Hixson, TN. He practices at 1 location.

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      Specialties

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      • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

      Conditions Treated

      • Arthritis
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Bone Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lumbar Radiculopathy
      • Musculoskeletal Disorders
      • Myelopathy
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Spinal Cord Disorders
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis

      Procedures Performed

      • EMG (Electromyography)
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Epidural Steroid Injections
      • Facet Block
      • Facet Joint Injection
      • Joint Drainage
      • Joint Injection
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Blocks
      • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
      • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Trigger Point Injection

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

        Graduated in 2001

      • Internship Hospital
        Atlanta Medical Center

        Completed in 2002

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Louisville

        Completed in 2005

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Uab Hosp

        Completed in 2006

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Texas / Austin Campus

        Graduated in 1996

      • Other Education
        Basic Hyperbaric Medicine

        Completed in 2006

        Interventional Pain Management

        Completed in 2008

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Specializes in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
      • Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

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      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients