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Saul D. Rivas, MD, MSPH, FACOG

Obstetrician-Gynecologist

Department:
Women's Health

Certifications:
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Languages:
English and Spanish

Locations

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UT Health RGV OB/GYN

3804 S. Jackson Road, Ste # 3, Edinburg, TX 78539

PHONE: (956) 296-3041 | FAX: (956) 296-3040

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UT Health RGV AHEC Primary Care at San Carlos

230 86th St., Edinburg, TX 78542

PHONE: (956) 296-1711 | FAX: (956) 296-3820

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Women's Health Center UTRGV-DHR

2821 Michaelangelo Drive, #400, Edinburg, TX 78539

PHONE: (956) 362-3590 | FAX: (956) 362-3598

Services & Treatments

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN)
  • Well women examinations
  • Women’s preventive health care and screening
  • Immunizations
  • Acute illness care for women’s health issues
  • Gynecology services
  • Routine and high risk pregnancy care
  • Family planning including IUDs and implants
  • Menopause Treatment
  • Pelvic Exam
  • Cervical cancer screening
  • Abnormal pap test treatment
  • Behavioral Health
  • Infertility evaluation & treatment

Biography

Dr. Saul D. Rivas, MD, MSPH, FACOG, is a Board Certified Obstetrician-Gynecologist at UT Health RGV. Dr. Rivas uses the latest medical advancements in Obstetrics and Gynecology to improve the quality of health and life for women in the RGV.

As an Obstetrician-Gynecologist (OB/GYN) specialist at UT Health RGV, Dr. Rivas offers diagnostic and treatment in Obstetrics and Gynecology including women’s preventive health care, infertility evaluation & treatment, pap tests and treatment, gynecology services and routine and high risk pregnancy care, acute illness care for women’s health issues, and minimally invasive surgery. Dr. Rivas provides his patients with a personalized patient care plan along with a variety of resources to ensure patients can make the most educated choice about their health care. Dr. Rivas is Board Certified by The American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and provides advanced and compassionate patient care for women with the latest medical technology and OB/GYN treatment options.

Additionally, Dr. Rivas also plays an integral part in providing patient care for women through the UniMóvil mobile health care unit and is a member of several notable organizations such as the American Congress for Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG), Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics & Gynecology (SASGOG) and the Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO). Dr. Rivas was recently named the National Academy of Medicine Norman F. Grant/American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellowship recipient for 2019-2021.

Dr. Rivas earned his Master of Science in Public Health (M.S.P.H.) with a concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in 2007. Dr. Rivas then received his Medical Degree (M.D.) from Texas A&M Health Science Center in 2012 and completed his OB/GYN Residency training at The University of New Mexico in 2016.

Dr. Saul Rivas joined the UTRGV School of Medicine Faculty in 2017 and currently serves as the Medical Student Clerkship Director and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Dr. Rivas is actively educating and training the next generation of leaders in medicine, research, and patient care.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Saul Rivas, fill out our secure Online Appointment Request Form or call us at 1-833-887-4863 to speak with one of our UT Health RGV scheduling professionals.

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Education & Training

Medical School:
Texas A&M Health Science Center (2012)
Bryan, TX

Residency:
Obstetrics/Gynecology Residency (2016)
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

Additional Education/Training:
Master of Science in Public Health, Concentration in Epidemiology and Biostatistics (2007)
University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, TX

Bachelor's Degree in Community Health Education (2002)
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM

Honors & Awards

  • (2019) Norman F. Gant/American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology Fellow, National Academy of Medicine
  • (2016) The Gold Humanism Honor Society Inductee
  • (2015-2016) Administrative Chief Resident at the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • (2012-2016) Outstanding Contributions to Medical Student Education Award
  • (2001) Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health Inductee

Professional Memberships

  • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)
  • Society for Academic Specialists in General Obstetrics and Gynecology (SASGOG)
  • Association of Professors of Gynecology and Obstetrics (APGO)