Dr. Ramon Rivera, MD

Dr. Ramon Rivera, MD

Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(13)
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Dr. Ramon Rivera, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Suffern, NY. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 22 years. Read his story

Airmont Professional Center, 156 Route 59

Suffern, NY 10901

Contact Information

(845) 517-2870

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Obesity
very high
more than 97% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Rivera's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rivera "Dr. Ramon E. Rivera is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He specializes in Bariatric Surgery and Advanced Gastrointestinal surgery. He specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases including esophagus, stomach, biliary tract, colon and weight loss surgery for morbid obesity. He is a published author on the topic of laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery and has presented his results for the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He is an active member of the American college of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Rivera is licensed in New York and New Jersey."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rivera "Dr. Rivera has over 20 years of laparoscopic surgery experience and has been performing bariatric surgery for over 15 years. He is the founder and director of RecoverHealth Bariatrics, which recently merged with Tri State Bariatrics. His primary interests lie in minimally invasive surgery and the study of longterm weight loss success with his entire team at Tri State Bariatrics."
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
14

Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Obesity
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Weight Loss Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Saint Vincent's Catholic Med Centers
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Drexel University College of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Washington University In St Louis School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivera to family and friends
4.1
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Rivera's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Tomkins Cove, NY |
I met Dr. Rivera 6 years ago when he implanted my Lap Band and have had nothing but Excellent experiences with him. He is the kind of Doctor who really listens to you and isn't in a hurry to get to his next patient. I highly recommend him!
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Fishkill, NY |
I met with this doctor several times regarding stomach bypass surgery and he prescribed a series of tests including one needing a prescription. Despite numerous attempts to obtain the prescription and repeatedly requesting he and his staff follow up - I have still not received the much needed...more
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in Pomona, NY |
Excellent surgeon, compassionate person, really wants you to succeed.
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Dr. Rivera accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • 1199SEIU
  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • HIP Health Plan of New York
  • MagnaCare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Rivera has admitting privileges

Bon Secours Community Hospital
160 E Main St
Port Jervis, NY 12771
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Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
255 Lafayette Ave
Suffern, NY 10901
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St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital
70 Dubois St
Newburgh, NY 12550
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Bon Secours St. Anthony Community Hospital
15 Maple Ave
Warwick, NY 10990
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