Dr. Michael Brian Rivers , MD

Ophthalmology

(703) 698-9335

The Retina Group Of Washington
8505 Arlington Blvd Ste 300
Fairfax, VA 22031

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).

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 35 Years

Languages Spoken: Spanish ,Chinese ,Korean , Tagalog and English

Education & Training

Medical School: WEILL CORNELL MEDICAL COLLEGE

Graduation Date: in 1985

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:

  • George Washington University Hospital
  • Fort Belvoir Community Hospital
  • Virginia Hospital Center
  • Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
  • Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
  • Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
  • Inova Fair Oaks Hospital

Specialties: Ophthalmology

Health Insurance and Affiliations

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

Dr. Rivers's Office Information

Fax: (703) 320-7003
Website: rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

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
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Doctor Rivers's Other Office Information

The Retina Group Of Washington
6354 Walker Ln Ste 100
Alexandria, VA 22310
(703) 313-8822

Fax:(703) 331-3942
Website:rgw.com
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted:Yes
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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
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Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Rd Nw
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 444-2000

Fax:
Website:Not available
Accepting New Patients: No
Medicare Accepted:No
Medicaid Accepted:No

Office Hours:

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
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