Meet the Pediatric Liver Transplant Physicians
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Meet the Pediatric Liver Transplant Physicians

Yolanda Rivas, MD

Gender
Female
Department
Pediatrics
Email
yrivas@montefiore.org
Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
Medical Education
University of Carabobo, Venezuela
Residency
SUNY Downstate
Fellowship
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Board Certified
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Academic Title
Assistant Professor, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Director of Endoscopy
Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Fellowship Program, The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus
Therapeutic endoscopy, including pancreatico-biliary tract abnormalities, endoscopic dilatations, percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy, polyposis syndromes
Research Focus
Therapeutic endoscopy, polyposis syndromes, inflammatory bowel disease
Languages
Spanish
Biography
Dr. Rivas graduated from the University of Carabobo School of Medicine in Valencia, Venezuela, where she also spent her internship. After serving as a surgery assistant at Guerra Mendez Medical Center in Valencia, Dr. Rivas completed her Pediatric Residency at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn and her Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Fellowship at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She directs the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Fellowship Program at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.