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 13 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
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 98% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero "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."

2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

40  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Anal Repair
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Surgery
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero to family and friends
38 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Lorenzo-Rivero's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

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...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...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...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...more
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Terrible experience. Poor listener, easily offended when her advice is not what worked. I chose her because I am a very private person. She brought in a male resident and didn't even ask if it was ok for him to be there. I refused to be examined and I won't go there again or recommend her to...more
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