Dr. Sergio Rivero, MD

Dr. Sergio Rivero, MD

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Dr. Sergio Rivero, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ. He specializes in neurosurgery.

2450 E River Rd

Tucson, AZ 85718

Contact Information

(520) 795-7750

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Rivero's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivero treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Rivero treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spine Disorders
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivero treats Spine Disorders more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Rivero treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spondylosis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivero treats Spondylosis more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Rivero treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Rivero's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sergio Rivero, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Tucson, AZ. He specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Awards

Dr. Rivero's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivero

4.0

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
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1 Star
20%
(3)

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Dr. Rivero's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Staff friendliness
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In July of 2015 Dr. Rivero put a metal plate between my L4 and L5 to give my nerves room to roam without hurting me. The moment I woke up, I knew the surgery had been a success because I no longer had pain in my right leg. I have recommended him many times when I have heard of others needing any...Read More
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Dr Rivero opperated on my neck a little over two years ago. IF IT WERE NOT FOR HIS EXCELLENT SKILLS I most likely would be in a wheel chair today. EXCELLENT DOCTOR GREAT TALENT I RECOMEND
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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...Read More
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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...Read More
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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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