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Dr. Homero Rivas, MD

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28 years of experience
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Dr. Homero Rivas, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Palo Alto, CA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 28 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF JUAREZ OF THE STATE OF DURANGO / SCHOOL OF HUMAN MEDICINE and is affiliated with Stanford Health Care.

Dr. Rivas works at Stanford Health Care in Palo Alto, CA with other offices in Stanford, CA. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

  1. 1
    Bariatric Surgery & Medical Weight Loss in Palo Alto
    900 Blake Wilbur Dr, Palo Alto, CA 94304 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (530) 863-7922
    Friday
    8:30am - 5:00pm
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    Lucille Packard
    300 Pasteur Dr, Stanford, CA 94305 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (650) 498-5689

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  • Stanford Health Care

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    Mar 27, 2018
    Great surgeon. He saved my life.
    Marty Tarver in Arlington — Mar 27, 2018
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    About Dr. Homero Rivas, MD

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
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    Years of Experience
    • 28 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1588612634
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF JUAREZ OF THE STATE OF DURANGO / SCHOOL OF HUMAN MEDICINE
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    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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