David E. Rivadeneira has been appointed director of surgical services and director of Colorectal Surgical Services at Huntington Hospital.
In addition, he was named vice chair of surgical strategic initiatives for the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Eastern/Suffolk Region.
Board-certified in both general surgery and colon and rectal surgery, Rivadeneira’s main focus is on minimally invasive, complex colorectal procedures. He is one of the few surgeons in the northeastern United States who performs single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) and robotic colorectal procedures using the DaVinci Surgical System, the hospital
Hospital Names Surgical Services Director
He performs laparoscopic and other minimally invasive procedures for the treatment of colon and rectal diseases, including cancer, diverticulitis, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and many other conditions. “The addition …