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Yolanda Rivas, MD

Gender
F
Department
Pediatrics
Practice Specialty
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
Medical Education
University of Carabobo, Venezuela
Residency
SUNY Downstate
Fellowship
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Main Location
The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
3415 Bainbridge Avenue
Bronx, NY 10467-2403
Phone: (718) 741-2450
Fax: (718) 515-5426
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Montefiore Weiler Hospital
1825 Eastchester Road
Bronx, NY 10461-2301
Phone: (718) 741-2330
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Montefiore Medical Center
111 East 210th Street
Bronx, NY 10467-2401
Phone: (718) 920-4321
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Montefiore Wakefield Campus
600 East 233rd Street
Bronx, NY 10466-2604
Phone: (718) 741-2332
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Academic Title
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Administrative Title
Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Fellowship Program; Director of Endoscopy, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Clinical Focus

Dr. Rivas’ clinical and academic interests include interventional endoscopy, pancreatico-biliary disorders in pediatrics and polyposis syndromes.

Research Focus

Dr. Rivas investigates the latest endoscopic interventional techniques which are dedicated to developing novel interventions which avoid surgery and improve outcomes in children with complex diseases such as biliary atresia, bile duct abnormalities, esophageal strictures, gastrointestinal bleeding and polyposis syndromes.

Publications

View Dr. Rivas' publications on PubMed

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.
Yolanda Rivas, MD, Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Fellowship Program; Director of Endoscopy, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore, Pediatrics - Gastroenterology