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Surgical Specialist, Plastic Surgery Specialist
32 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Clara Rivera is Excellent. Dr. Rivera has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Clara Rivera, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Dupuytren's Contracture

Education & Awards

Dr. Rivera graduated from University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. She has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)


Dr. Rivera has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System - Franklin Hospital Med Ctr 
  • St John's Episcopal Hospital 


  • German
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Clara Rivera MD is a female Plastic Surgeon, has 32 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand.
Where does Dr. Clara Rivera practice?
Dr. Clara Rivera has 1 office location.
Dr. Clara Rivera practices Plastic Surgery, Surgery of the Hand, and Surgery of the Hand near Forest Hills, NY.
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