Dr. Michael Rivera, DPM

Dr. Michael Rivera, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
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Dr. Michael Rivera, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery specialist in Pembroke Pines, FL and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from New York College of Podiatric Medicine in 1992 and specializes in podiatric foot & ankle surgery, podiatry, and more.

601 N Flamingo Rd Ste 414

Pembroke Pines, FL 33028

Contact Information

(954) 888-1444

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rivera performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Foot Sprain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Plantar Fasciitis
very high
more than 91% of peers
Foot Conditions
normal
more than 81% of peers

Dr. Rivera's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

5  Specialties

  • Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Podiatric Foot Surgery
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Reconstructive Rearfoot/Ankle Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

35  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Bone Reconstruction Recovery
  • Bunion
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Infections
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Wounds
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Hallux Rigidus
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Joint Reconstruction Recovery
  • Metatarsalgia
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Foot Disease
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fracture
  • Tibia Fracture
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26  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Tendon Repair
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Cooper Med Sch of Rowan Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • NYCPM Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • St Barnabas Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • St Barnabas Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rivera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivera's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivera to family and friends
18 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Rivera's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Excellent Doctor! My 9 year old son recently had to have Achilles Tendon Lenghthening Surgery on both legs. Dr. Rivera has provided the best care before, during and after the surgery. Almost no wait times. Friendly. Compassionate. Skilled. And his front office staff is wonderful as well! Can’t...more
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Professional, courteous, to the point.
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Let me put it this way........ God sent him to me and he has been the best gift ever. Please go see him for any issue on your foot.
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The most thorough doctor I've ever encountered , love his bedside manner ,he explained to you what and why he's doing what he's doing and he really puts you at ease. Office staff is very nice and when you have an appointment your scene at your appointment time unlike many other doctors .
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Horrible Dr who shouldn't be practicing medicine. I only needed a routine bunionectomy surgery and instead he convinced me to do a more invasive lapidus arthrodosis with 2 screws in my foot and a big awful scar that looked like a 5yr old did it. I was on crutches for 4 months when he said only 2...more
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