Amy Rivere, MD

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  • Dr. Amy Rivere was born and raised in Napoleonville, Louisiana. She graduated from LSU and earned her Doctor of Medicine from LSU Medical School in Shreveport. She then completed general surgery residency at Ochsner Clinic New Orleans and a fellowship in Breast Surgical Oncology at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, AR. Dr. Rivere recently returned home to the Ochsner Health as a Breast Surgical Oncologist at the Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center in New Orleans.Her specialty is breast surgical oncology and the diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. Clinical interests include surgical treatment of breast cancer, nipple-sparing mastectomies, ultrasound guided lumpectomies, oncoplastic breast surgery, sentinel lymph node biopsies and axillary node dissections, axillary reverse mapping to minimize lymphedema risk, and management of benign breast diseaseShe is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a member of the Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons.

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Recent publications and grants in ScholarlyWork@Ochsner