Laura Natalia Fernandez Rivas, DPM, Board Certified Podiatrist and Fellow at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital

Dedicated to Advancing Wound Care Techniques and Enhancing Patient Recovery Rates

Dr. Laura Natalia Fernandez Rivas, DPM, is making significant strides in the field of podiatric medicine as she serves as a Wound Care and Tissue Healing Fellow at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital in New York.

With a Bachelor’s Degree from Stony Brook University and a Doctor of Podiatric Medicine Degree from the New York College of Podiatric Medicine, Dr. Rivas brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her role. Throughout her tenure at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, she has demonstrated excellence as Chief Resident in Podiatry from July 2019 to June 2020.

Dr. Rivas’ educational journey is a testament to her commitment to continuous learning and specialization in podiatric medicine. Her Hyperbaric Oxygen Medicine Certification from International ATMO and mini fellowship in dermatopathology at BAKO have further honed her skills, allowing her to provide comprehensive care to patients with complex conditions.

As a board certified podiatrist by the American Board of Podiatric Medicine (ABPM), Dr. Rivas continues to expand her expertise through ongoing education. Since 2018, she has been participating in the Basic Internal Fixation Course with the American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis, further enhancing her ability to deliver high-quality care.

As Dr. Rivas propels ahead, her unwavering dedication to excellence and relentless pursuit of growth in the realm of podiatric medicine position her as a cornerstone of the healthcare community. She stands as a beacon of hope for patients in search of specialized care for their podiatric needs, promising not just treatment, but a pathway to renewed comfort and mobility.

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