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About Dr. David E Rivadeneira

Dr. David E Rivadeneira, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Huntington, NY, with another office in East Setauket, NY. He has 23 years of experience. His specialties include Surgical Oncology and Surgery. Dr. Rivadeneira is affiliated with Southside Hospital. Dr. Rivadeneira has received 9 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

144 Ratings with 79 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David E Rivadeneira is Great. Dr. David E Rivadeneira has been rated by 144 patients. From those 144 patients 79 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David E Rivadeneira is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Margery E Segal Phd

755 New York Ave
Huntington, NY 11743
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37 Research Way
East Setauket, NY 11733
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Specialties

Dr. David E Rivadeneira has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgical Oncology

    Surgical oncologists play various roles in treating cancer. They can perform biopsies to determine if a tumor is cancerous or not. If it is, they’re trained to remove the tumor, tissue, and in some cases, all or part of an organ or bodily structure where the cancer has spread. In addition to removing cancer, they can perform any reconstructive surgeries that may be necessary.
    Many surgical oncologists specialize in certain types of cancer, such as liver, lung or breast. Don’t be afraid to ask them what they have the most experience treating. When looking for a doctor, it’s important to know that general surgeons are also qualified to perform many of the same surgeries. However, surgical oncologists have specific training in recognizing and treating cancer, which some patients prefer.

  • Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. David E Rivadeneira has the following 17 expertise

  • Colon Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Polyps
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Colonic Diseases
  • Ileostomy
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diverticulitis

Reviews

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EXCELLENT SURGEON!

On December 2, 2017 my 83 year old father underwent a laparoscopic right hemicolectomy performed by Dr. Rivadeneira for a very large tumor in his colon. My father is a relatively healthy man for his age. Prior to surgery we met with Dr. R. and had conversation about what to expect during Dad's hospital stay and regarding the post op period. Dr. R. explained very thoroughly what to expect and answered all our questions in specific clear detail. My father will be 8 weeks post op January 27, 2018. Dad is healing well, cooking breakfast, gets out to dinner, goes up and down stairs, visits his grandchildren, and will be celebrating his 84th birthday next month. We can not thank Dr. Rivadeneira enough for all his surgical expertise, care and concern.

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Excellent Surgeon!

Dr. Rivadeneira gave me my life back! After having hernia surgery performed by another surgeon in August of 2017, within a few days the hernia was back. And it was four times the size it was originally. I was miserable and in constant pain. I was referred to Dr. Rivadeneira, as he is an expert in this procedure, for laparoscopic repair of a recurrent hernia. I could not be happier with the results! Having been so nervous about getting the procedure done again, considering what happened the first time, I was less than confident I would be “fixed” when all was said and done. But now, 4 weeks after the procedure, I am back to my old self and can even begin to return to work. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!! I cannot recommend this surgeon highly enough! Totally restored my quality of life, and my confidence in surgeons. Dr. Rivadeneira, you are amazing!

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Great Doc

Dr. Rivadeneira is great. His explanation of what i needed was thorough. he recommended that i get a second opinion, which I did. That doctor confirmed everything that Dr Rivadeneira said. Also, the second opinion doctor said that if i were his patient, that he would refer me to Dr. Rivadeneira. Because " he is the guru for this type of procedure ."

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Five Stars

Thanku Dr the care I received from u was beyond .I feel so good , back to normal after suffering for 6 mos... Thank U and God Bless u...

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Five Stars

Dr. Rivadeneira performed a colon resection on me October 11, 2017 due to diverticulitis. He explained the procedure in detail and also what to expect during the recovery period. Dr. Rivadeneira is not only extremely knowledgeable but also a very caring and personable Dr. and I would highly recommend him .

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  • Awards

    9 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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

    On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    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.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (2017)

    Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ are specialists and primary care physicians who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top physicians in the New York Metro Area who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013, 2014)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013, 2014)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State

    Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Rivadeneira is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    23 Years Experience

  • Howard University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. David E Rivadeneira accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO

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