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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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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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • 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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19  Procedures

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Rivero's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivero

4.0

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
73.33333333333333%
(11)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(3)

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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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