Dr. Michael Rivera, DPM

Dr. Michael Rivera, DPM

Podiatric Foot & Ankle Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(17)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Rivera, DPM is a podiatric foot & ankle surgery doctor who practices in Pembroke Pines, FL. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 23 years.

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

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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

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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 Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Infections
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Foot Wounds
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • 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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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 Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivera to family and friends
3.8
based on 17 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 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 (5)

in Hollywood, FL |
Professional, courteous, to the point.
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in Pembroke Pines |
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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in Pembroke Pines, FL |
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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in Miami, FL |
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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in Davie, Florida |
Compassionate, intelligent, skilled surgeon with a organized office.
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Dr. Rivera accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida PPO
    Blue Options
    BlueDental Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Humana PPO
    Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • Medicaid
    Amerigroup
    Healthy Kids
    Medicaid HMO
    MediPass
  • Tricare
    Tricare HMO
    Tricare PPO
    TRICARE Prime Remote Overseas
    TRICARE Reserve Select
    TRICARE Retired Reserve
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Navigate HMO
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare HMO
    United Healthcare POS
    United Healthcare PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Rivera has admitting privileges

Memorial Hospital West
703 N Flamingo Rd
Pembroke Pines, FL 33028
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Memorial Regional Hospital South
3600 Washington St
Hollywood, FL 33021
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