Dr. Sergio Rivero, MD

Dr. Sergio Rivero, MD

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Dr. Sergio Rivero, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Tucson, AZ.

2450 E River Rd

Tucson, AZ 85718

Contact Information

(520) 795-7750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna

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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
more than 86% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
high
more than 85% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
high
more than 80% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

Dr. Rivero does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

Education data for Dr. Rivero is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rivero has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rivero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivero's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivero to family and friends
3.9
based on 13 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Rivero's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
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 (5)

in Tucson, AZ |
Dr. Rivero performed my neck fusion (ACDF lev 2) this year and positive results happened immediately . The procedure went as well as it could have possibly gone . I saw him atleast 5 times before the surgery and he made sure it was the right time before he would operate .. While in the hospital he...more
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in Tucson, AZ |
The experience I had for my situation was beyond excellent. Dr. River was extremely knowledgeable and compassionate. He explained everything very well, and performed the surgery even better. I had less pain and fewer spots along my spine that hurt constantly. I am so happy I was able to have him...more
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in Monte Vista, CO |
Dr. Rivero took the time to answer all of our questions and gave us recommendations that we were very happy with.
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in Green Valley, AZ |
Very professional, caring and has the time to discuss your case with. I would not hesitate to let him operate on me again should the need arise.
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Tucson |
Misdiagnosed a failed spinal fusion with plate and screw movement as carpel tunnel. Dismissive, condescending, opinionated...need I say more?
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Dr. Rivero accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna Savings Plus of AZ
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Rivero has admitting privileges

Banner Children's - Diamond Children's Medical Center
1501 North Campbell Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85724
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Tucson Medical Center
5301 E Grant Rd
Tucson, AZ 85712
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