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Patient Reviews

4.5
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(80)
Patient comments (51)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Rivadeneira, Colon & Rectal Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Rivadeneira has been reviewed by 80 patients who have provided 51 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
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Promptness 4.8
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Courteous Staff 4.8
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.9
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Bedside Manner 4.8
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Spends Time with Me 4.8
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Follows Up After Visit 4.8
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Specialties & Research

Dr. David Rivadeneira, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 19 areas:
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Ileostomy
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Polyps
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Incontinence

Education & Awards

Dr. Rivadeneira graduated from Howard University , Washington. He has 10 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2014 - 2015)
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2014)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
New York
Surgeon
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
New York Metro Area
Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)
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Affiliations

Dr. Rivadeneira has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital System - Southside Hospital 
  • North Shore Univ Hosp At Plainview 
  • Huntington Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Italian

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Additional Information
Dr. David E Rivadeneira MD is a male Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 16 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery.
Where does Dr. David E. Rivadeneira practice?
Dr. David Rivadeneira has 4 office locations.
Dr. David Rivadeneira practices Colon & Rectal Surgery and Surgery near Smithtown, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Woodbury, NY and Babylon, NY.
See Smithtown Colorectal Surgeons and Smithtown Surgeons.