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

PRIDE Award, St. Catherine of Siena Medical Center

Who’s Who in America, Marquis

Who’s Who in the World, Marquis

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

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

America’s Top Surgeons, Consumer’s Research Council

America’s Top Surgeons, Consumer’s Research Council

Who’s Who, Marquis

Who’s Who, Marquis

Who's Who, Strathmore's

Alumni Award for Academic Achievement in ColoRectal Surgery, Lahey Clinic

Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

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

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

Obstetric & Gynecology Award for Highest Scholastic Achievement

Pediatrics Award for Highest Scholastic Achievement

Clinical Research Scholar Award, American Association of Cancer Research

Who's Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges

Dow Chemical Student Fellowship in Transplant Surgery

Dr. Percy O. Batipps Scholarship for Academic Excellence

National Medical Fellowship Award

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 Open Access
  • 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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