Mariela Rivera, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon
  2. Surgeon

Publications

  1. Baloul MS, Yeh VJ, Mukhtar F, Ramachandran D, Traynor MD Jr, Shaikh N, Rivera M, Farley DR. Video Commentary & Machine Learning: Tell Me What You See, I Tell You Who You Are. J Surg Educ. 2020 Oct 16 [Epub ahead of print]
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  2. Rajesh A, Asaad M, AlJamal YN, Azevedo RU, Stulak JM, Heller SF, Rivera M, Farley DR. International Medical Graduates are Comparable to American Medical Graduates as General Surgery Interns. J Surg Res. 2020 Oct 7; 258:239-245 Epub 2020 Oct 07
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  3. Traynor MD Jr, Trelles M, Hernandez MC, Dominguez LB, Kushner AL, Rivera M, Zielinski MD, Moir CR. North American pediatric surgery fellows' preparedness for humanitarian surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 2020 Oct; 55 (10):2088-2093 Epub 2019 Nov 29
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  4. Traynor MD Jr, Laing GL, Bruce JL, Hernandez MC, Kong VY, Rivera M, Zielinski MD, Clarke DL. Mob Justice in South Africa: A comparison of blunt trauma secondary to community and non-community assaults. Injury. 2020 Aug; 51 (8):1791-1797 Epub 2020 May 22
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  5. Baloul MS, Yeh VJ, Mukhtar F, Ramachandran D, Farley DR, Rivera M. Video Commentary: Rapid-Fire Assessment of Surgical Cognitive Skills. J Surg Educ. 2020 Jul 21 Epub 2020 July 21
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  6. AlJamal Y, Prabhakar N, Rivera M, McKenzie T, Stulak J, Heller S, Farley DR. A simulation-based selection process for trying to identify medical students who will become outstanding general surgery residents. Am J Surg. 2020 Jul; 220 (1):76-82 Epub 2019 Nov 09
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  7. Yeh VJ, Mukhtar F, Rajesh A, Baloul MS, Chandra A, Shaikh N, Backstrom C, Rivera M, Asirvatham U, de Azevedo R, Farley DR. Inspiring Young Learners Toward a Career in Healthcare Using Simulation. Simul Healthc. 2020 Mar 25 [Epub ahead of print]
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  8. Rajesh A, Asaad M, Chandra A, Rivera M, Stulak JM, Heller SF, Farley DR. What Do Former Residents Say About Their Nondesignated Preliminary Year? A Survey of Prelims' Experiences in a General Surgery Residency Program. J Surg Educ. 2020 Mar - Apr; 77 (2):281-290 Epub 2019 Oct 31
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  9. Vu TND, Junker MS, Kurjatko A, Albright RC Jr, Heller SF, Rivera M. Gastrointestinal Beriberi Mimicking a Surgical Emergency in a Well-Nourished Patient: A Case Report. Mayo Clin Proc Innov Qual Outcomes. 2019 Dec; 3 (4):506-509 Epub 2019 Nov 02
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  10. Rajesh A, Rivera M, Asaad M, Chandra A, Baloul MS, Backstrom CM, Shaikh N, deAzevedo RU, Farley DR. What Are We REALLY Looking for in a Letter of Recommendation? J Surg Educ. 2019 Nov - Dec; 76 (6):e118-e124 Epub 2019 July 11
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  11. Bannon MP, Heller SF, Rivera M, Leland AL, Schleck CD, Harmsen WS. Reconstructive operations for enteric and colonic fistulas: Low mortality and recurrence in a single-surgeon series with long follow-up. Surgery. 2019 Jun; 165 (6):1182-1192 Epub 2019 Mar 28
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  12. Hughes JD, Hernandez MC, Jenkins DH, Rivera M, Sawyer MD, Kreuter JD, Stubbs JR, Zielinski MD. Survey of medical center employees' willingness and availability to donate blood in support of a civilian warm fresh whole blood program. Am J Disaster Med. 2019 Spring; 14 (2):101-111
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  13. Buckarma E, Rivera M, Schiller H, Loomis E. Outcomes After the Implementation of Practice Management Guidelines for the Treatment of Cardiovascular Implantable Device Pocket Infections. J Surg Res. 2018 Dec; 232:643-646 Epub 2018 Aug 17
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  14. Crow SS, Ballinger BA, Rivera M, Tsibadze D, Gakhokidze N, Zavrashvili N, Ritter MJ, Arteaga GM. A "Fundamentals" Train-the-Trainer Approach to Building Pediatric Critical Care Expertise in the Developing World. Front Pediatr. 2018; 6:95 Epub 2018 Apr 27
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  15. Heller SF, Pochettino A, Rivera M, Schiller HJ. Amphotericin-impregnated polymethylmethacrylate beads as treatment for soft tissue mucormycosis. Surgery. 2017 Dec; 162 (6):1330-1331 Epub 2017 May 24
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  16. Choudhry AJ, Haddad NN, Rivera M, Morris DS, Zietlow SP, Schiller HJ, Jenkins DH, Chowdhury NM, Zielinski MD. Medical malpractice in the management of small bowel obstruction: A 33-year review of case law. Surgery. 2016 Oct; 160 (4):1017-1027 Epub 2016 Aug 16
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  17. Renew JR, Barbara DW, Hyder JA, Dearani JA, Rivera M, Pulido JN. Frequency and outcomes of severe hyperlactatemia after elective cardiac surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Mar; 151: (3)825-830.
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  18. Aho JM, Ruparel RK, Rowse PG, Brahmbhatt RD, Jenkins D, Rivera M. Tube Thoracostomy: A Structured Review of Case Reports and a Standardized Format for Reporting Complications. World J Surg. 2015 Nov; 39 (11):2691-706
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  19. Khasawneh MA, Zielinski MD, Jenkins DH, Zietlow SP, Schiller HJ, Rivera M. Low tissue oxygen saturation is associated with requirements for transfusion in the rural trauma population. World J Surg. 2014 Aug; 38 (8):1892-7
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  20. Bannon MP, Heller SF, Rivera M. Anatomic considerations for central venous cannulation. Risk Manag Healthc Policy. 2011; 4:27-39 Epub 2011 Apr 13
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  21. Lew JI, Rivera M, Irvin GL 3rd, Solorzano CC. Operative failure in the era of focused parathyroidectomy: a contemporary series of 845 patients. Arch Surg. 2010 Jul; 145(7):628-33.
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  22. Fernandez-Medero RL, Rivera M, Joglar F, Rodríguez P, Canario MQ, Pelet J, Rodríguez W. White lung: The effects of trauma. Critical Care and Shock. 2010; 13(2):61-6.
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