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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Sammy Rivas is Good. Dr. Rivas has been reviewed by 15 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.2

Specialties & Research

Dr. Sammy Rivas, MD is board certified in Surgery.

Education & Awards

Dr. Rivas graduated from Texas Tech University , Lubbock. He has 3 awards.

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


Dr. Rivas has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Lubbock Heart Hospital 
  • Covenant Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Sammy Dale Rivas MD is a male Surgeon, has 18 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Sammy D. Rivas practice?
Dr. Sammy Rivas has 1 office location.
Dr. Sammy Rivas practices Surgery near Lubbock, TX.
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