LEADING THE WAY FOR

INNOVATIONS IN
FOOT & ANKLE SURGERY

Whether it's new advances in

PLATELET-RICH PLASMA THERAPY (PRP),

a new technology for children's foot & ankle surgery, the latest in Lapiplasty® 3D Bunion Correction, or the promises in stem cell research, I'm committed to the advancement of podiatric care and innovations that may offer treatment options for potentially improved outcomes. This is why I'm part of the only 25% of podiatrists that are certified by the American Board of Foot & Ankle Surgery.  I want to make sure I'm performing at the highest level so I can keep up with the wonderful innovations happening in our space. 

 

SPECIALTIES

Dr. Michael Rivera, DPM, FACFAS

Reconstructive Foot & Ankle Surgery

Sports Medicine Related Injuries

Cartilage Restoration & Repair

Ankle and Endoscopic Small Joint Arthroscopy

Trauma of the Foot & Ankle

Pediatric Congenital Deformities​

Correction of Failed Surgeries

Stem Cell Treatment

Platelet Rich Plasma Treatment

El Dr. Rivera entiende las necesidades y preocupaciones únicas de sus pacientes y colegas.  La misión de la práctica del Dr. Rivera es proporcionar cuidado de calidad compasivo, ético, integral y eficiente para el pie y el tobillo con una ventaja en el uso de los últimos avances tecnológicos en cirugía de pie y tobillo y medicina deportiva.

El Dr. Rivera ofrece la última tecnología avanzada para resolver su dolor, incluyendo cirugía artroscópica y endoscópica mínimamente invasiva del pie y del tobillo. Él utiliza la última tecnología láser para el tratamiento de enfermedades de la piel y las uñas. Además, utiliza la tecnología avanzada de plasma sanguíneo para la reparación de las condiciones de pie y tobillo que afectan a las articulaciones, tendones y ligamentos de la extremidad inferior.

La filosofía de tratamiento del Dr. Rivera se basa en una asociación entre el paciente y su personal. Él cree en un esfuerzo de equipo de colaboración para utilizar nuestras tecnologías y tratamientos innovadores para soluciones duraderas. Ya sea que necesite un tratamiento extenso, un cuidado conservador delicado o exámenes preventivos, encontrará un tratamiento en nuestra práctica que le llevará a los resultados que necesita.

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ENDORSEMENTS

Since 1995, I have been working to provide the best foot & ankle care to physically active patients in the South Florida area.

 

I have translated this patient-centered care abroad by founding the Emmaus Medical Mission. I’ve led and participated in over 40 global medical missions.

 

Most importantly, I love God, my wife, and my daughter, exercise, and golf!

LEADERSHIP

Attending Surgical Professor

WHO I'VE SERVED. OVER 24 YEARS >
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INNOVATOR & EDUCATOR

Inventor and New Technology Instructor

INVENTOR

PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

I’ve helped develop products in Foot & Ankle Surgical Space

BIOMEDICINE

CUTTING EDGE TECHNOLOGY

I use cutting edge technology and new advances in the Foot & Ankle Surgery space like Platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) and Biomedical Implants

INSTRUCTOR

SURGICAL WORKSHOPS

National surgical workshop instructor for orthopedic companies.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

1989-1993

New York College
of Podiatric Medicine

Doctor of Podiatric Medicine

1994-1995

1984-1989

Rowen University

Bachelor of Science

Pre-Med

1993-1994

New York College
of Podiatric Medicine

Affiliated Hospitals Podiatric Surgical Residency

St. Barnabas Hospital Bronx

New York Podiatric Surgical Residency

Fellowship Foot & Ankle Orthopedic Surgery

2004-2015

Mercy Hospital

1995-2015

Division Chief of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery

Mercy/Barry University Podiatric Residency Program

Adjunct Surgical Professor

2004-2015

Bayside Ambulatory Surgical Center

Director of Foot & Ankle Surgery

2006 - 2008

Dade County Podiatric Medical Association

President

2005-2007

Dade County Podiatric Medical Association

Vice President

2008-Present

Weston Outpatient
Surgical Center

2010-Present

Memorial Same Day
Surgical Center

CURRENT

Memorial Hospital West

Attending Surgical Professor

Foot & Ankle Surgical Residency Program

2007-Present

MEMBERSHIPS

I’M HONORED TO BE ASSOCIATED WITH THESE
GREAT ORGANIZATIONS
 

PRACTICE OWNER

Florida Foot & Ankle, Pembroke Pines

Michael A. Rivera, DPM, FACFAS is one of the founding partners of Florida Foot & Ankle Associates, LLC, the largest foot & ankle practice in South Florida with access to over 2 dozen physicians across 6 Specialties.

Although doctors employed by hospitals are great, because we’re a small independently owned practice, we benefit from a personal style of care which allows us to practice the way we would, without interference by a large, impersonal organization, thus producing a better patient outcomes.

Visit my practice website at www.drriverafootandankle.com.

To learn more about my associates at Florida Foot & Ankle, visit our main website at www.flafootandankle.com.

Visit Us at: 601 N Flamingo Rd. Suite 414, Pembroke Pines, Fl, 33028, US

Or Call Us Today at: (954) 888-1444

Top Foot and Ankle Surgeon
Consumer research Council of America (2006)
 

AWARDS &  RECOGNITION

Of the many awards I've been privileged to receive over the years, these are the most significant achievements of my career

Board Certified
American Board of
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Diplomat
American Board of
Foot & Ankle Surgery
Fellow
American College of
Foot & Ankle Surgery
President
Dade County Podiatric Medical Association
(2004-2007)
Vice President
Dade County Podiatric Medical Association
(2003-2004)
Legislative Board Member
Florida Podiatric Medical Association
Founder Benefactor
Mercy Hospital Foundation
Founder
Florida Foot & Ankle Associates, LLC - Podiatry Group Practice (2007)
Top Foot and Ankle Surgeons
Recognized by The Leading Physicians of the World (2012)
 

MEDICAL MISSIONS

20+ YEARS
OF LOVING ON THE UNDER-SERVED & INSPIRING THE FUTURE GENERATION OF MEDICAL MISSION DOCTORS
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Emmaus Medical Mission
Jose's Hands Medical Missions
One to the Other Ministries
I Support Medical Mission Scholarships for Podiatry Students
The One Doctor, One Student® program by Jose's Hands  connects a doctor with a student to partially sponsor their medical mission fees... until every health student goes on a medical mission™.
 

MY BLOG

RECIPIENT OF THREE CORPORATE AWARDS >
 

If you want to connect about any medical or professional opportunities, please contact my office at

info@drriverafootandankle.com

or call

954-888-1444

To schedule a medical appointment online, please click here.

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