Dr. Julio Rivera, MD

Dr. Julio Rivera, MD

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Age 48
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Dr. Julio Rivera, MD is a general surgery specialist in Grapevine, TX and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and bariatric surgery.

1056 Texan Trl

Grapevine, TX 76051

Contact Information

(817) 251-0070

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rivera performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% of peers
Obesity
high
more than 81% of peers
Esophageal Surgery
normal
more than 21% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

1  Conditions Treated

10  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Baylor University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University Kansas City Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rivera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivera's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivera to family and friends
23 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Rivera's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Having never had surgery before, I feel lucky to have had Dr. Rivera as my surgeon. He discussed with me the risks and side effects of the surgery and allowed me to make educated choices. He was very thorough about what to expect during recovery, and his staff were lovely, professional, and...more
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Dr Rivera Performed a hernia robotic procedure on me. He did an excellent job! And he was informative and explained the procedure in detail to me. And is very nice individual as well. I would highly recommend him !.
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Abel, Thank you so much for sharing your experience with us and for the kind words! Dr. Rivera certainly is a very nice individual and excellent at his job!

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I had to have emergency gallbladder removal on Jan 30th and was able to request Dr. Rivera on the recommendation of my primary care doctor. He took the time to visit with me the night before the surgery to explain what would happen, and discuss potential risks. At the follow up visit he answered...more
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Darla, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience with us and thank you for the kind words!

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Dr. Rivera performed a Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy (removed my gallbladder) approximately two weeks ago. I felt like he did an excellent job explaining the procedure, risks, and recovery with me prior to the surgery. He was willing to take as much time as needed to answer questions, and I never...more
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Brianna, thank you for a wonderful review, we really appreciate it here at the Surgical Group of North Texas. http://www.surgicalgroupnt.com/

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To remove an old and large inguinal hernia Dr. Rivera listened carefully to my concerns and provided options for both timing and the procedure. We chose the laparoscopic robotic technique and I couldn't be more pleased. I felt totally prepared for surgery and was pleasantly surprised by how little...more
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