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About Dr. Laurence Rivkin

Dr. Laurence Rivkin, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Atlanta, GA. He has 65 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Rivkin is affiliated with South Fulton Medical Center, Northside Hospital and Emory University Hospital. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

4739 Kings Down Rd
Atlanta, GA 30338
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Specialties

Dr. Laurence Rivkin has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Thoracic Surgery

    If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
    Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • South Fulton Medical Center
  • Northside Hospital
  • Emory University Hospital
  • Emory University Hospital
  • Kennestone Hospital
  • Cobb Hospital
  • Education

    65 Years Experience

  • University of Louisville

    Graduated in 1948

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Laurence Rivkin accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

4739 Kings Down Rd, Atlanta, GA
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