John M. Rivas, MD, who is triple board certified in transplant hepatology, gastroenterology and internal medicine, has joined the South Florida Transplant Center at
Broward Health Medical Center. Rivas specializes in liver transplantation, hereditary and auto-immune liver diseases, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and liver tumors/cancers. The South Florida Transplant Center has performed more than 340 adult liver transplants since 2004. Rivas will be joining the multidisciplinary team of hepatologists, gastroenterologists, liver transplant surgeons and anesthesiologists who provide care for patients facing end-stage liver disease requiring liver transplantation. Rivas received his medical degree from
Ross University School of Medicine and completed his internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at
Cleveland Clinic Florida. Rivas continued his training with a transplant hepatology fellowship at
Cleveland Clinic Ohio. He has participated as an active researcher and primary investigator for several large, multi-center, multi-nationals research studies.