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Homero Rivas

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery (General Surgery) at the Stanford University Medical Center

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Bariatric and Metabolic Interdisciplinary Clinic 900 Blake Wilbur Dr Garden Level Room W0048 Stanford, CA 94304
    Tel Work (650) 736-5800 Fax (650) 723-8378
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 721-2757 Tel (650) 725-9777
    Alternate Contact
    David Preston Administrative Assistant Tel Work 650-725-9777
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • General Surgery
  • Digestive Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery

Academic Appointments

Honors and Awards

  • Honorary Fellow, Brazilian College of Surgery (October, 2012)
  • Honorary Fellow, Brazilian College of Digestive Surgery (July, 2011)
  • Junior Faculty of the Year Teaching Award, General Surgery Residency Program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (June, 2006)
  • Resident Achievement Award, General Surgery Program, University of North Dakota (June, 2000)
  • Distinguished Business Leader Award, Southern Methodist University, Edwin Cox School of Business (April, 2008)
  • Honor Graduate, Mexican Medical Licensing Examination (June, 1994)
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Professional Education

Fellowship: University of Louisville Department of Surgery KY (6/2002)
Professional Education: Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business TX (8/2008)
Residency: University of North Dakota ND (9/2000)
Board Recertification: American Board of Surgery, General Surgery (2010)
Board Certification: General Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2001)
Fellowship: Hospital Clinic Barcelona, Laparoscopic Digestive Surgery (2003)
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Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Currently I have a clinical trial on Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) for patients with esophageal achalasia. This trial is being done under IRB approval.


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