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Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on January 18th, 2018
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 ."
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on January 4th, 2018
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...
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on January 3rd, 2018
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 .
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on December 18th, 2017
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on October 27th, 2017
I had previously seen a alternate colorectal surgeon, multiple times, to try and correct a fistula. After I needed to find another physician, I was referred to Dr. Rivadeneria and couldn't have been more pleased. He is very attentive and personable, with extensive knowledge making the patient feel at ease and within the right care. I Post-op care was great and the office was attentive to urgent needs. I am glad I was able to meet him and I would refer any one to him if need be. Thank you !!
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on October 16th, 2017
I am a recent patient (colon re-section 08/2017 @ Huntington Hospital) and would recommend the Dr. to anyone who will listen to me ! He was recommended to me by other medical personnel. That tells you something !You leave the pre-surgical consult knowing you have made the right choice for your surgeon. Knowledge is power and he sets you up to succeed. First day or 2 after surgery takes some getting used to, and by the time you go home (4-5 days) you are fine with mobility. May need a hand up from a chair for a day or 2. I felt fine within a week (of course you are home and not doing much/but feeling okay).
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on October 10th, 2017
Dr. Rivadeneira performed a colon cancer resection on my 82 yr old husband in addition to other conditions unrelated to the cancer. It all went better than expected & his recovery is rapidly getting back to normal. Can't praise Dr. Rivadeneira enough. He was compassionate & caring during the entire experience. Five stars!
Dr. Rivadeneira Probably Saved My Mom's Life
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on October 4th, 2017
After an unsuccessful operation with a different surgeon, Dr. Rivadeneira recommended another surgery. Within two days after surgery my mom was in less pain then she had been in months. The surgery was a total success. I am convinced that if my mom had to live with the constant pain she would not have survived much longer. he is not only a great surgein but a nice person with a calm and friendly bedside manner. He is a superstar!
My family's only choice
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on September 29th, 2017
After being diagnosed with colon cancer I consulted with 4 surgeons. Dr. Rivadeneira was my choice for a number of reasons including 2 recommendations from different hospital staff members who needed his surgical skills and a recommendation from a top oncologist who is the head of his company. Dr. Rivadeneira was very thorough with his explanation of my condition, best treatment path and what to expect before, during and after surgery. He went over every detail in a way that was easily understood. You could tell he loved his profession and was always in a great mood. With multiple office location it was easy to schedule and get appointments without waiting. His office staff and PA were also on point and professional. The colon resection surgery went perfectly on August 3rd and I was home on the 6th. There were no complications during or after surgery and finished my final follow up September 26th. I would not even think of using anyone else for me or my family than Dr. Rivadeneira.
Fissure and Hemorrhoid surgery
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on June 6th, 2017
The post op was a lot better than the pain before the repairs. Was nervous about the recovery but everything went smooth.
Thank you for finding my Fistual, I call him "Puppy Dog Eyes"
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on May 22nd, 2017
He is a caring and wonderful doctor. I was having feces coming out my vagina. The MRI didn't show it, I had to take a picture of my pad and what came out of my vagina. He found the fistula in my rectum. So many missed but he found it. He has the most caring eyes as I tell him, "Puppy Dog Eyes". Thank you so much for finding the hole in my rectum and now I just have to have the vagina fixed. Joann at his office is wonderful and so caring and Shawnee.
Compassionate, kind, elicits confidence
Self-verified patient of Dr. David E Rivadeneira - Posted on May 16th, 2017
Dr. Rivadeneira offered me an opportunity to tell you about my experience. I would like to say that he was wonderful, kind, respectful and compassionate. Not for one moment did I feel uncomfortable. I must admit that I was apprehensive. To my surprise there was no pain, no discomfort and no embarrassment. In a brief procedure he eliminated a problem that had plagued me for months. I am grateful to Dr. Rivadeneira for his help and assurance that he could eliminate my problem … which is exactly what he did!
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