Dr. Jorge J. Rivera, MD

Dr. Jorge J. Rivera, MD

Ophthalmology | Male | 46 years old

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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Specialties

      • Ophthalmology

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      • Ophthalmology

      Conditions Treated

      • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
      • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
      • Astigmatism
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Benign Tumor
      • Blepharitis
      • Blind Hypotensive Eye
      • Blindness
      • Brain Disorders
      • Cataract
      • Chalazion
      • Chorioretinal Scars
      • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
      • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
      • Corneal Diseases
      • Corneal Erosion
      • Corneal Ulcer
      • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
      • Diabetic Eye Disease
      • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
      • Diabetic Retinopathy
      • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
      • Drusen
      • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
      • Dry Eyes
      • Exotropia
      • Eye Disease
      • Eye Infections
      • Eye Trauma
      • Eyelid Disorders
      • Farsightedness
      • Floaters
      • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
      • Glaucoma
      • Graves' Disease
      • Headache
      • Herpetic Keratitis
      • Hypertropia
      • Hyphema
      • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
      • Iridocyclitis
      • Keratitis
      • Lazy Eye
      • Macular Degeneration
      • Macular Edema
      • Macular Hole
      • Migraine
      • Ocular Hypertension
      • Pinguecula
      • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
      • Presbyopia
      • Progressive High Myopia
      • Pterygium
      • Retina Diseases
      • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
      • Retinal Hemorrhage
      • Retinal Ischemia
      • Retinal Vein Occlusion
      • Retinoschisis
      • Senile Cataracts
      • Trichiasis
      • Ulcer
      • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Visual Field Defects
      • Vitreous Hemorrhage
      • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

      Procedures Performed

      • Anterior Vitrectomy
      • Canthotomy
      • Cataract Removal Surgery
      • Coreoplasty
      • Excision of Chalazion
      • Eye Examination
      • Eye Procedure
      • Eye Surgery
      • Eyelid Surgery
      • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
      • Glaucoma Surgery
      • Glaucoma Treatment
      • LASIK
      • Pterygium Surgery
      • Refractive Surgery
      • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
      • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
      • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

      • 0
        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus

        Graduated in 1998

      • Internship Hospital
        Hospital Of St Raphael Ct

        Completed in 1999

      • Residency Hospital
        New England Eye Center

        Completed in 2002

      • Fellowship Hospital
        New England Eye Ctr/Tufts U

        Completed in 2003

        Washington University, St Louis

        Completed in 2011

      • Undergraduate School
        University of Puerto Rico / Medical Sciences Campus

        Graduated in 1994

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Ophthalmology
      • Board certified in Ophthalmology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Rivera's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

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      Dr. Rivera's 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 your unique needs and delivering you the highest quality of care. I will work closely with you to create a personal care plan that meets your needs and utilizes the depth of my training and our resources here at Southcoast Health to effectively deliver high quality care. As a Southcoast Health physician, I commit to deliver you More than medicine.