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

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Obesity
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Obesity more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Rivera performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera performs Stomach Surgery more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Rivera performs this procedure more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Esophageal Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Stomach Surgery

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivera

4.8

Based on 23 reviews

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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...Read 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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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...Read More
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Darla, Thank you so much for taking the time to...Read More
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
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Medical City Alliance

Fort Worth, TX