Dr. Jose Rivero Jr, MD

Dr. Jose Rivero Jr, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
Dr. Jose Rivero Jr, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Cookeville, TN and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

317 N Hickory Ave

Cookeville, TN 38501

Contact Information

(931) 528-7527

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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more than 88% of peers
Rh Incompatibility Screening
more than 88% of peers
Uterine Diseases
more than 87% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

66  Conditions Treated


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43  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Birth Control
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Wound Repair


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.


  • University Of South Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Jackson Meml Hosp-U Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Jackson Meml Hosp-U Miami
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rivero Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivero Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivero Jr to family and friends
29 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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  • 3
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Dr. Rivero Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I felt compelled to write a truthful review about my visit with Dr Jose Rivero. Simply stated, he is the most professional & caring Doctor I have ever encountered. He listens, he is thorough and he takes the time to make your visit comfortable and efficient. This is what a Doctors visit should be...more
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He listens and explains thinks clearly. He makes you feel that you are important and will not rush through your visit. I feel fortunate to have him as my physician.
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I've never submitted a review about any professional, but the care I received from Dr. Rivero has inspired me to write one. I have had two major procedures performed by Dr. Rivero, and the appointments leading up to the procedures and the follow up care were superior. He is an excellent listener...more
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Not enough space for my wife and I to share what an amazing Dr. and his staff are. We moved from California to Cookeville and can't share how highly we think of Dr. Rivero and how seamless our new son and delivery went. Look up his background, as I did, and going through one conversation will give...more
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Dr. Rivero always takes his time talking to me, answering all my questions, and explaining everything in detail. He is very nice, with good bedside manner. Love that I found him, very down to earth, referred me to the best Infertility Clinic, and I've recommended him to everyone I know.
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