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About Dr. Alejandro Rivas
Dr. Alejandro Rivas, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Old Hickory, TN. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Legal Medicine and General Surgery. Dr. Rivas is affiliated with Summit Medical Center, Skyline Medical Center and Tennessee Christian Medical Center. Dr. Rivas has received 3 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Alejandro Rivas has the following 2 specialties
- Legal Medicine
Legal medicine specialists advise on a variety of laws and regulations regarding health care and public health. This include disability claims, hospital law, privacy laws and physicians’ obligations and liabilities. They typically have a medical degree and a law degree so they're able to address specific legal issues that apply to medical professionals, hospitals and clinics.
Compared to forensic medicine, which deals with determining cause of death in criminal investigations, they deal with issues that impact patient care and they’re also typically involved in assessing illegal substance use in athletes.
- General Surgery
A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.
Dr. Alejandro Rivas has the following 10 expertise
- Breast Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
- Male Circumcision
- Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Varicose Veins
Dr. Alejandro Rivas has 1 board certified specialty
Dr. Alejandro Rivas is Board Certified in 1 specialty
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
Dr. Rivas is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Summit Medical Center
Skyline Medical Center
Tennessee Christian Medical Center
Skyline Medical Center - Madison Campus
Redmond Regional Medical Center
43 Years Experience
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Graduated in 1970
Baptist Memorial Hospital
Dr. Alejandro Rivas accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry PPO - TN
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana National POS
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
Locations & DirectionsAlejandro Alberto Rivas MD, 3215 Lakeshore Dr, Old Hickory, TN
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