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About Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez MD
Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez has 2 locations
3375 Burns Rd Ste 101
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez has the following 2 specialties
A rheumatologist is a physician who has received extensive training in diagnosing and treating rheumatic conditions. Rheumatic conditions involve the joints, soft tissues, autoimmune system, vascular system, and connective tissues.
Some of the conditions that rheumatologists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout, sarcoidosis, vasculitis, and lupus. These are all conditions that involve a lot of pain and make mobility difficult. Rheumatologists use medications, such as analgesics, NSAIDs, steroids, DMARDs, infliximab, and adalimumab, as well as occupational therapy, in order to decrease pain and improve a patient's quality of life.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez has the following 13 expertise
- Rheumatic Diseases
- Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
- Polymyalgia Rheumatica
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Psoriatic Arthritis
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Giant Cell Arteritis
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez is Board Certified in 2 specialties
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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Love this physician and office staff
Self-verified patient of Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez - Posted on February 8th, 2019
So happy to have located this doctor. The office staff is kind and the physician is pleasant. The doctor adds humor and brightened my day. Patients that are faced with a lifelong illness can often let the illness affect their mood. Dr. R reminded me to take time to find the humor in life. My illness, although chronic, is treatable and life is still worth living.
Office Staff Is Horrible!!
Self-verified patient of Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez - Posted on January 25th, 2019
Great Doctor! I mean he takes his time and really listens to your complaints and always finds a solution with empathy but the office staff is absolutely horrible. Sometimes that’s all it takes for Doctors to loose credibility and patients because the office staff is who you see first. They don’t call you back when promised. They almost never pick up the phone. I’ve seen them not pick up the phone while I was at the office and they had nothing to do. If they ever answer the phone they put you on hold for so long that the call just drops on it’s own and you have to call back. I mean this is a Doctor’s office, it’s sick people calling. They need to take things a little more seriously. They need to change office staff very quickly or the Doctors will loose business.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez - Posted on January 14th, 2019
Self-verified patient of Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez - Posted on September 29th, 2016
Self-verified patient of Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez - Posted on November 19th, 2015
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2016)
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.
On-Time Doctor Award (2016)
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.
12 Years Experience
University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine
Graduated in 2007
Temple University Health System
Dr. Alejandro Rivera-Rodriguez Accepts the Following Insurance
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
- Florida Blue BlueOptions
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA LocalPlus
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
Coventry Health Care
- Coventry FL Employer Group HMO Open Access
- Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana HMO Select
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