Dr. Ramon Rivera, MD

Dr. Ramon Rivera, MD

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Age 51
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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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Background Check

2 Malpractice Claims Found
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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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Obesity more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Stomach Surgery
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera performs Stomach Surgery more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rivera performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera performs Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rivera performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Esophageal Surgery
Gallbladder Diseases
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hernia
Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Obesity
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Pediatric Obesity
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Weight Loss Management

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Rivera's Reviews

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4.0

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I would highly recommend Dr. Rivera. I am a physician also and I was very impressed. He was extremely professional and thorough. He answered all my questions. I felt he had my best interest at heart and was not quick to jump to a surgical procedure before exhausting medical weight loss. In addition...Read More
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The worst experience ever! I was caught off by the lack of respect given to me by the receptionist Maria.
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Hello. I truly apologize for your experience...Read More
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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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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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Excellent surgeon, compassionate person, really wants you to succeed.
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Locations

Tri State Bariatrics

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

AARP
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
Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
HIP Health Plan of New York
Humana
MagnaCare
Medicaid
Medicare
MVP Health Care
National Health Administrators
Oxford Health Plans
Freedom Plan
Freedom Plan HMO
Liberty Plan HMO
UnitedHealthCare
Empire Plan
WellCare
Worker's Compensation
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