Dr. David E Rivadeneira MD

Dr. David Rivadeneira is a colon & rectal surgery doctor in Huntington, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Huntington Hospital and Plainview Hospital. He received his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Rivadeneira accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 7 doctors at Huntington Hospital and one of 5 at Plainview Hospital who specialize in Colon & Rectal Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Farsi and Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

General Colon & Rectal Surgery

Clinical Interests: Neoplasms, colon cancer, robotic surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures, Diverticulitis, Laparoscopy

Education & Medical Training

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1995 - 2002

New York Presbyterian Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1995 - 2002

Lahey Clinic
Fellowship, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 2002 - 2003

Cornell University Medical College
Fellowship, Oncology Research, 1997 - 1999

Howard University College of Medicine
Class of 1995


Other Training, 2010 - 2013

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Best Doctors in America
2010

PRIDE Award, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center
2010

Who’s Who in America, Marquis
2009

Who’s Who in the World, Marquis
2009

Who’s Who Among Professionals in Research and Medicine, Cambridge
2008

Who’s Who Among Professionals in Research and Medicine, Cambridge
2009

America’s Top Surgeons, Consumer’s Research Council
2007

America’s Top Surgeons, Consumer’s Research Council
2009

Who’s Who, Marquis
2007

Who’s Who, Marquis
2008

Who's Who, Strathmore's
2004

Alumni Award for Academic Achievement in ColoRectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic
2003

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
1995

Drs. Drew/ Syphax Surgery Award for Highest Scholastic Achievement in Surgery
1995

Dr. Robert Jason, Sr. Award for Highest Scholastic Achievement in Pathology
1995

Obstetric & Gynecology Award for Highest Scholastic Achievement
1995

Pediatrics Award for Highest Scholastic Achievement
1995

Clinical Research Scholar Award, American Association of Cancer Research
1995

Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges
1994

Dow Chemical Student Fellowship in Transplant Surgery
1993

Dr. Percy O. Batipps Scholarship for Academic Excellence
1993

National Medical Fellowship Award
1991

Publications & Presentations

Laparoscopy impacts outcomes favorably following colectomy for ulcerative colitis: a critical analysis of the ACS-NSQIP database
Causey MW, Stoddard D, Johnson EK, Maykel JA, Martin MJ, Rivadeneira D, Steele SR 2012 9 7

Practice parameters for anal squamous neoplasms Standards Practice Task Force of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
Rivadeneira, DE (part of standards practice task force of the American society of colon and rectal surgeons) 2012 1 1

Surgical Resident and the adequacy of dictated operative reports
Zwintscher NP, Johnson EK, Martin MJ, Maykel JA, Rivadeneira DE, Serur A, Steele SR 2012 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS Value Network
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth HMO Value Network
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • AmeriHealth PPO Value Network
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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