Dr. Ramon Rivera, MD

Dr. Ramon Rivera, MD

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Ramon Rivera, MD is a bariatric surgery specialist in Suffern, NY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Suny Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 1996 and specializes in bariatric surgery, bariatric medicine, and more.Read his story

Airmont Professional Center, 156 Route 59

Suffern, NY 10901

Contact Information

(845) 517-2870

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
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Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
more than 97% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
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."

4  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

14  Conditions Treated

17  Procedures

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.


  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Ramon Rivera, MD
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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Ilana Dall in Tomkins Cove, NY – Sep 28, 2017
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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...Read More
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Fishkill, NY – Mar 28, 2017
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Excellent surgeon, compassionate person, really wants you to succeed.
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Ellen Donovan in Pomona, NY – Jan 04, 2016
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