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Haidy Rivero, MD
Contact: 
718-250-8810
Fax: 
718-250-8550

Haidy Rivero, MD

Attending, Family Medicine; Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician; Director, Family Medicine Residency
Physicians Pavilion
86 Saint Felix Street
10th Floor
Brooklyn
NY
11217
Specialty: 
Sports Medicine
Orthopaedic Surgery
Family Medicine
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 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.

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