Dr. William Rivera, MD

Dr. William Rivera, MD

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Dr. William Rivera, MD is a general surgery specialist in Apple Valley, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Autonomous University Of Guadalajara / Faculty Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in general surgery.

18144 US Highway 18 Ste 130

Apple Valley, CA 92307

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
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. Rivera's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Umbilical Hernia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Abdominal Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Hernia Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera performs Hernia Repair more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Rivera performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Cystectomy
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
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)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vaginal Surgery
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. William Rivera, MD is a general surgery specialist in Apple Valley, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Autonomous University Of Guadalajara / Faculty Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

  • 2003
    Autonomous University Of Guadalajara / Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    2003

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivera

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. William Rivera, MD
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Dr. William Rivera performed an emergency appendectomy and hernia repair on me two and a half weeks ago. His work is neat and I didn't even bruise! I have felt well since my surgery and didn't even take the prescribed pain meds after leaving hospital! Apart from excellent work, he is personable...Read More
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My husband was an afternoon surgery. That concerned me. After meeting Dr. Rivera, he spoke very smart, asked me if I had any questions, gave me the report briefly on what he found and how well he was doing. This man was so full of energy and so smart, I was very grateful that he had done the...Read More
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Aetna
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Blue Card PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Basic PPO
Local Access Plus HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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