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Haidy Rivero, MD

Contact:
(718) 250-8621
Fax: (718) 250-8878

Haidy Rivero, MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician
Family Medicine Center
240 Willoughby Street
Brooklyn
NY
11201
Specialty: 
Family Medicine and Primary Care Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical School: 
Universidad Central de Venezuela
Residency: 
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
Fellowship: 
St Luke’s University Hospital
Board Certification: 
Family Medicine and Primary Care Sports Medicine
Medical Conditions Treated: 
  • Acute injuries such as ankle sprains, joint injuries, dislocations and non-surgical fractures
  • Overuse injuries including osteoarthritis, stress fractures and tendonitis
  • Concussions
  • Athletes with acute illnesses (example: mononucleosis, exercise induced bronchospasm)
  • “Return to play” decisions for injured or ill athletes
  • Pre-participation physical examinations
  • Injury prevention
  • Exercise prescriptions
  • Pre-participation physical examinations
Treatment and Procedures: 
  • Education
  • Exercise programs: Physical therapy referrals
  • Short-term medications
  • Bracing
  • Injections: Joints (shoulder, knee, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, ankle and foot), trigger points
Public Transportation Available: 
Yes
Access for the Disabled: 
Yes
Languages Spoken in Office: 
English, Spanish, Portuguese
About Dr. Haidy Rivero: 

Dr. Haidy Rivero graduated from Universidad Central of Venezuela in 2001. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at The Brooklyn Hospital Center in 2013. She then went to St. Luke's University Hospital for her fellowship in Primary Care Sports Medicine which she completed in 2015. She is board-certified in Family Medicine and Primary Care Sports Medicine. Dr Rivero has had the opportunity to interact and provide medical care for athletes from different sports and ages, and has covered multiple athletic events including boxing, football, wrestling, soccer, basketball, races and marathons. Dr. Rivero is an attending at The Brooklyn Hospital Center and she also sees patients at Williamsburg, La Providencia and Manhattan Avenue.

Medical Service: 
Manhattan Avenue Family Health Center
La Providencia Family Health Center
Williamsburg Family Health Center
The Family Medicine Center
Excellent Orthopaedic Care Where You Need It Most
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