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Alejandro Rivas, M.D.


Associate Service Chief, Otology and Neurotology
Director of Endoscopic Ear Surgery
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery


Specialties
Otology-Neurotology
Head and Neck Surgery

Ratings
4.7
422 ratingsCLICK FOR INFO
 
Practice Locations

Otolaryngology (ENT) Clinic
Doctors' Office Tower, 7th Floor
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232-8605
Phone: (615) 936-8176
Fax: (615) 875-0101
Website | Map
Patient Care Emphasis
Skull-Base Surgery

PRACTICE LOCATIONS

Otolaryngology (ENT) Clinic
Doctors' Office Tower, 7th Floor
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232-8605
Phone: (615) 936-8176
Fax: (615) 875-0101
Website | Map
 
Patient Comments
Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in full.
Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Rivas is very kind and thorough
Patient | March 14, 2018
I love my whole team at Vandy!
Patient | March 5, 2018
I could not be more pleased with the doctor and staff. they were great.
Patient | March 1, 2018
Always concerned and eager to talk to me A great Dr Would recommend him to anyone and have told several people about him
Patient | February 11, 2018
Waited for over an hour in a patient room for the doctor. Opened the door to see what was going on and the resident got the doctor. Understand if there was an emergency, but I don't think there was one.
Patient | December 25, 2017
1st time I saw him was OK but after 2nd time concerned if he done surgery on me I would not be took care of!!
Patient | December 13, 2017
Provider is most competent I have ever had any experience with
Patient | December 8, 2017
Have recommended Dr Rivas to many family members!!
Patient | December 7, 2017
Dr. did not explain what he believed was going on with me. I only found out from the nurse that was checking me out, and even then it was by accident. I had to go home and Google it to find out what it was.
Patient | November 16, 2017
Very good doctor!
Patient | November 9, 2017
Impressive!
Patient | November 7, 2017
I would highly recommend Vanderbilt to family and friends.
Patient | November 2, 2017
Only problem was when I had question after the visit answers were conflicting from the Dr. told us personally.
Patient | October 23, 2017
Dr. Rivas is great, just hate the long wait times every visit.
Patient | October 5, 2017
We were very happy with the provider.
Patient | September 30, 2017
Excellent provider and great bedside manner.
Patient | September 18, 2017
He was extremely caring and helped me tremendously.
Patient | September 8, 2017
He is an awesome doctor!
Patient | September 7, 2017
Great experience from beginning to end.
Patient | August 22, 2017
We love Dr. Rivas and always leave his office feeling so much better about all concerns.
Patient | August 7, 2017
Would recommend him to anyone wonderful personality we both love him and his nurse assistant
Patient | August 1, 2017
A very serious situation I have. Dr. Rivas could not have been better. We arrived at treatment option and I felt good about it.
Patient | August 1, 2017
Loved Dr. Rivas!
Patient | July 31, 2017
I am amazed by the kindness gentleness and patience Dr. Rivas shows my daughter.
Patient | July 26, 2017
Excellent provider!
Patient | July 14, 2017
Great doctor, I would recommend.
Patient | June 28, 2017
The doctor and I did not talk about the medicines I am taking, I wished we had.
Patient | June 12, 2017
Cochlear in 2013 been my go to dr ever since! Would not want in any other way. #6. No meds.
Patient | May 23, 2017
I'm a brain surgery patient. He listened when I explained things he could have described better before surgery and I appreciate that.
Patient | May 22, 2017
Dr. Rivas has been great everytime we have seen him. My son loves Dr. Rivas and is very comfortable with him.
Patient | May 20, 2017
He was very accommodating for our return visit on a Thurs., so I didn't have to take a week off of work.
Patient | May 19, 2017
Dr. Rivas and two others handled my visit well.
Patient | May 1, 2017
The wife & I loved our visit with Dr. Rivas he was kind, friendly, came in to see us like he had all day just for us, explained things so we could understand.
Patient | April 24, 2017
Great doctor......
Patient | April 24, 2017
very good
Patient | April 22, 2017
Dr. Rivas was very honest & genuine. I appreciated his enthusiasm & confidence. It made me feel confident in his care & expertise.
Patient | April 20, 2017
everything good
Patient | April 17, 2017
Dr. Rivas has always been great. My daughter has seen him since 7/8 months old, now 4.
Patient | April 12, 2017
He was fantastic, I loved him and his resident. All were great. Great asset to Vanderbilt
Patient | April 11, 2017
Good.
Patient | April 5, 2017
Dr. Rivas is a wonderful doctor who is not only very knowledgeable about his speciality, but also has a good "bedside" manner, very caring and willing to explain his treatment in a way that is easy to understand. I very much appreciate the medical care he renders.
Patient | March 23, 2017
I have previously recommended Dr. Rivas to a cousin and accompanied her to Nashville.
Patient | March 21, 2017
Dr Rivas is a great doctor
Patient | March 13, 2017
Getting in to see this doctor is VERY hard - Can not recommend him cause of that.
Patient | February 27, 2017
Dr. Rivas was truly concerned about my child. I was amazed at his kindness.
Patient | February 23, 2017
Excellent doctor.
Patient | February 22, 2017

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Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider-related questions on the nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Patient Comments

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