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OVERVIEW

After receiving his Bachelor of Science degree (with honors) in Chemistry from Princeton University, Dr. Rivers went on to earn his Doctor of Medicine from Cornell University Medical College in New York, N.Y. He followed his academic training with an internship in General Medicine at Beekman Downtown Hospital–New York Infirmary, a residency in Ophthalmology at the New York Hospital (Cornell Medical Center) and a fellowship in Vitreoretinal Diseases and Surgery at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. He also served as Chief Resident during his residency in Ophthalmology at the New York Hospital. Dr. Rivers, who is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, holds licenses in Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C. and has affiliations at Georgetown University Hospital, Inova Fairfax and Fair Oaks Hospitals, and the Friendship Surgery Center. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Georgetown University School of Medicine’s Center for Sight and has been selected Clinical Instructor of the Year in the Department of Ophthalmology. Research has always been a focal point of Dr. Rivers’ work in the field. He has been a principal investigator on two clinical studies, a sub-principal investigator on another and a participant in three additional research efforts. He has contributed to a variety of abstracts, presentations and published articles, and belongs to a number of professional societies and boards. Dr. Rivers’ free time is spent with his wife and three children. His outside interests include bicycle trips, travel and photography (www.riversphotography.com).
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RATINGS AND REVIEWS

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3.5 Provides follow-up as needed
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Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC, 20007
"At my first appointment with a new optometrist in Colorado, Dr. Rivers' surgical results received high praise. During the examination, the optometrist described Dr. Rivers' vitrectomy surgery to remove the floaters in my eyes as "spectacular," "exceptional," and "outstanding.""
  • July 28, 2020

LOCATIONS

3800 Reservoir Rd NW
Washington, DC, 20007
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8316 Arlington Blvd Ste 235
Fairfax, VA, 22031
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  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri8:30 am - 12:00 pm
SatClosed
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  • Medicare Accepted
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The Retina Group Of Washington
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8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA, 22031
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat8:00 am - 4:00 pm
SunClosed
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  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
6354 Walker Ln Ste 100
Alexandria, VA, 22310
  • Accepting New Patients
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
SatClosed
SunClosed
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  • Medicare Accepted
  • Medicaid Accepted

PROCEDURES PERFORMED

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Medical School
Weill Cornell Medical College
Graduated 1985

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED  (24)

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  • First Health PPO
  • Anthem Pathway X Tiered Hospital and Dental Prime MRF
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO POS
  • UHC Optimum Choice Preferred POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • Coventry DE PPO
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Select
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • CIGNA PPO
  • UHC Options PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Aetna HMO
  • Coventry Southern Health PPO
  • CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • Coventry - Bon Secours Tier 2
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO

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