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Haidy Rivero, MD

Haidy Rivero, MD

Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
240 Willoughby Street
Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery
Family Medicine
Medical School: 
Universidad Central de Venezuela
The Brooklyn Hospital Center
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: 
Access for the Disabled: 
Languages Spoken in Office: 
English, Spanish, Portuguese
About Haidy Rivero, MD: 

Dr. Haidy Rivero graduated from Universidad Central of Venezuela . She completed her residency in family medicine at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. She then went to St. Luke's University Hospital in Pennsylvania for her fellowship in 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 board-certified in family medicine and primary care sports medicine.

Medical Service: 
Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
La Providencia Family Health Center
Manhattan Avenue Family Health Center
The Family Medicine Center
Williamsburg Family Health Center