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Dr. Ian Rivera-Colon, MD

Pain Medicine ·  Male · Age 44

Dr. Rivera-Colon

Dr. Ian Rivera-Colon, MD is a pain medicine specialist in North Dartmouth, MA. He specializes in pain medicine.


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(774) 206-4090

Dr. Rivera-Colon accepts the following insurance:

Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
Fallon Community Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Humana
Neighborhood Health Plan
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts Health Plans
Tufts PPO
UniCare
UniCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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-Colon's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Chronic Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera-Colon treats Chronic Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rivera-Colon treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Spondylosis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera-Colon treats Spondylosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rivera-Colon treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera-Colon treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 98% of his peers

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

Dr. Rivera-Colon's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Southcoast Health physician, I believe in patient-centered care. I am committed to partnering with you to deliver safe and compassionate care in a comfortable environment. I believe in listening to you and understanding your concerns, respecting...

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Rivera-Colon's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivera-Colon

3.9

Based on 27 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr Rivera and his staff are friendly, take time to listen to you, and do the best they can for you. Sometimes they are up to 15 minutes late, but that's great for Southcoast. I appreciate Dr. Rivera's kindness and consideration of my conditions.
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I found that Dr. Rivera interrupts you, doesn't give reasons for some of decisions, is condescending and rude. Office staff is not very competent.
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Dr Rivera really understands and is compassionate about the pain and struggles I have.
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I've been with Dr. Rivera since moving from NJ to MA in 2012. I've the highest regard for him and staff as all are very professional, attentive, knowledgeable and caring. Dr. Rivera cares for the whole patient and is truly a compassionate and caring MD who is patient-focused. He has...Read More
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THE BEST DOCTOR EVER!!! I’ve been seeing Dr Rivera for about 3 1/2 years now and couldn’t be happier! He has helped me get through some pretty tough times, and recommended me to a great surgeon that did help my pain. Unfortunately I live with chronic pain due to other issues, but seeing Dr Rivera...Read More
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