Dr Rivera

Ramon Rivera, MD, FACS

Education/Training
Medical School: Upstate Medical University at Syracuse
Residency: Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Laparoscopic Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis

Board Certified Surgeon
Language(s) Spoken: English, Spanish
Specialty Areas: Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery

Dr. Ramon E. Rivera is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS) and a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He specializes in Bariatric Surgery and Advanced Gastrointestinal surgery. He specializes in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases including esophagus, stomach, biliary tract, colon and weight loss surgery for morbid obesity. He is a published author on the topic of laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery and has presented his results for the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). He is an active member of the American college of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. Dr. Rivera is licensed in New York and New Jersey.

Dr. Rivera has over 20 years of laparoscopic surgery experience and has been performing bariatric surgery for over 15 years. He is the founder and director of RecoverHealth Bariatrics, which recently merged with Tri State Bariatrics. His primary interests lie in minimally invasive surgery and the study of longterm weight loss success with his entire team at Tri State Bariatrics.

Get to know Dr. Ramon Rivera

Hello, I am Dr. Ramon Rivera,
As the CEO and President of Tri State Bariatrics, I congratulate you on making the decision to have weight loss surgery! I am one of the four surgeons at Tri State Bariatrics, specializing in weight loss surgery. In 2003, I completed my medical training at Drexel University College of Medicine. I continued my training in 2004 at Washington University, in St. Louis, Missouri. As a published author on the topic of laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery and has presented his results for the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), I understand the adverse affects of obesity in our country. Being an active member of the American college of Surgeons (ACS) and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery has allowed me to empathize with each patient seeking a healthier lifestyle through bariatric surgery.

For the past 15 years, I completed well over 2000 laparoscopic bariatric procedures and am licensed in both New York and New Jersey. I specialize in Bariatric Surgery and Advanced Gastrointestinal surgery, as well as in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases including esophagus, stomach, biliary tract, and colon. I joined Tri State Bariatrics in 2013, which allowed me to lend my specialty in laparoscopic bariatric surgery. Tri State’s viable weight loss program and extensive patient after-care is one of the main reasons I joined the practice. My goal is to facilitate each patient’s weight loss journey, by providing a comprehensive bariatric program.

I look forward to meeting and discussing with any patient seeking weight loss surgery for improved health. Let our multi-disciplinary team of Dietitians, Nurse Practitioners, and Psychologist, guide you to achieve your long-term weight loss goals for a healthier and happier you.

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