Get to know Urologist Dr. Rolando Rivera, who serves the population of Florida.
College: University of Puerto Rico
Medical School: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Education: Dr. Rivera completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Puerto Rico. He then attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, where he graduated with his Medical Degree in 1996, giving him over two decades of experience in his field.
Experience: After obtaining his Medical Degree Dr. Rivera completed his internship with Brooke Army Medical CenterFort Sam Houston, TX in 1997. Following his internship, he undertook his residency with the University of Florida Shands Medical Center in Gainesville, FL, 1999. Driven to further his expertise and knowledge, Dr. Rivera completed his fellowship in Female Urology, Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, and Urodynamics with the University of Miami in Miami, FL. He is certified in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.
Current Position: Dr. Rivera currently practices with Gulfshore Urology. Within the Gulfshore Urology, he works as a Urologist. Dr. Rolando Rivera utilizes the latest technology for both urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse, and his expertise includes both surgical and non-surgical treatment options. As one of the first surgeons in Southwest Florida to utilize the da Vinci® Robotic approach in the repair of vaginal prolapse, he also provides alternative treatment options to both men and women suffering from overactive bladder and urinary incontinence using InterStim® neuromodulation therapy and Botox® injections in the bladder.
Urology: Dr. Rivera has specialized training through his internship, residency, and fellowship. Urology also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary-tract system and the male reproductive organs. Organs under the domain of urology include the kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra, and the male reproductive organs.
Learn More about Dr. Rolando Rivera:
His profile with Gulfshore Urology, https://www.gulfshoreurology.com/, he can be contacted at (239) 333-3200, and is located in Florida.