Yolanda Rivas, MD

Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Fellowship Program; Director of Endoscopy, Children’s Hospital at Montefiore
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Contact Information

P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.515.5426

Primary Location

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403


  • Specialties & Focus


    • Gastroenterology
    Clinical Focus
    • Dr. Rivas’ clinical and academic interests include interventional endoscopy, pancreatico-biliary disorders in pediatrics and polyposis syndromes.

    Research Focus
    • Dr. Rivas investigates the latest endoscopic interventional techniques which are dedicated to developing novel interventions which avoid surgery and improve outcomes in children with complex diseases such as biliary atresia, bile duct abnormalities, esophageal strictures, gastrointestinal bleeding and polyposis syndromes.

  • Education & Training

    Medical Education

    University of Carabobo, Venezuela


    Residency Program

    SUNY Downstate


    Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Dr. Rivas graduated from the University of Carabobo School of Medicine in Valencia, Venezuela, where she also spent her internship. After serving as a surgery assistant at Guerra Mendez Medical Center in Valencia, Dr. Rivas completed her Pediatric Residency at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn and her Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Fellowship at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore. She directs the Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Fellowship Program at The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.
  • Publications
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    Articles & Dissertations

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore

    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY 10467-2403

    P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.515.5426

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore Weiler Hospital
    1825 Eastchester RoadBronx, NY 10461-2301 P: 718.741.2330 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY 10467-2401 P: 718.920.4321 Additional Details
    Montefiore Wakefield Campus
    600 East 233rd StreetBronx, NY 10466-2604 P: 718.741.2332 Additional Details