Dr. Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero, MD

Dr. Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
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Dr. Shauna Lorenzo-Rivero, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Chattanooga, TN and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

979 E 3rd St Ste 300

Chattanooga, TN 37403

Contact Information

(423) 267-0466

Insurance Accepted

  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Tennessee
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. Lorenzo-Rivero's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero treats Anal Disorders more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero treats this condition more than 100% of her peers

Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Anal Fissure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero treats Anal Fissure more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Surgery
Abscess
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adhesiolysis
Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
Anal Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anal Repair
Anal Warts
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Carcinoid Tumor
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer Screening
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colon Surgery
Colonoscopy
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticular Diseases
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoid Removal
Hemorrhoid Treatment
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Levator Syndrome
Lichen Sclerosis Et Atrophicus
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Pelvic Floor Disorders
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pruritus Ani
Rectal Pain
Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Surgery
Rectocele
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

My passion is assisting patients and their families through what can sometimes be perceived as an embarrassing and frightening process to improve symptoms and cure disease.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

2005
Michigan State University
Fellowship Hospital
2004
University Of Iowa
Residency Hospital
2001
Univeristy Of Iowa
Internship Hospital
1999
Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine
Medical School
1995
Dartmouth College
Undergraduate School
2005
2004
2001
1999
1995

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Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero

3.6

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
28.205128205128204%
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I left the office in tears. The office staff was sweet, caring, compassionate, friendly. She is not any of those things. Arrived 30 minutes prior to my appointment. Wasn't seen until 1 hour after my appointment time. No apology from her. Came in after 2 doctors suggested her for a simple rubber...Read More
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I would not recommend her for anything. Her God complex is unbelievable. She has some serious delusional egotistical beliefs about herself. I had a serious problem going on and to sum it up, she did not want to help me with the surgery I needed, Because she told me flat out, "You will jyst mess...Read More
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Very poor experience. Dr. Lorenzo-Rivera’s staff were all excellent but the same can not be said of her. She has no listening skills , comes across as an arrogant “know it all”. The patient has “no say so in their treatment.” I was feeling bad from a colonoscopy the day prior and She was...Read More
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She told us we should have the hemmoriohpexy since the recovery was around 3 days with no post op pain till the next day and then it would be minimal. My husband woke up after surgery in agony. He's had complications since then. She left town for vacation and upon return blamed himfor a tear...Read More
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Dr. Lorenzo is an outstanding doctor. She is caring, attentive and understanding, and, of course, is beautifully skilled and brilliant. Dr. Lorenzo's office staff are welcoming and kind. They make you feel at ease and their down-to-earth humor relaxes even the most anxious of visits. I recommend...Read More
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Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Commercial Insurance Company
Compassionate Care Network (CCN)
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care
Medicaid
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO

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Memorial Hospital

Chattanooga, TN