Caribbean : +1 868 365 2800
  • Barbados
Experience - 4 Years
Languages - English, Spanish

Consultation Fees
GY$ 5000.00

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Dr. Grethel Rivero Reyes is a skilled General Surgeon with four years of experience, specializing in various areas including abdominal surgery, non-obstetric gynecologic surgery, breast and thyroid surgery, as well as major and less ambulatory surgery, and trauma surgery. With extensive experience in rural surgery and tropical diseases, Dr. Rivero Reyes also possesses proficiency in some orthopedic surgery and diabetic-related surgical problems. Dedicated to providing high-quality care, she is committed to staying abreast of the latest advancements in surgical techniques and patient care protocols.


• University of Medical Science, Santiago, Cuba 2008 - 2014 • Provincial Saturnino Lora Hospital. Cuba. 2014 - 2018


  • MBBS, General Surgeon

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General Surgery is a medical specialty that focuses on surgical procedures involving the abdominal organs, including the digestive system, thyroid gland, breast, and more.
Yes, Medicas offers online consultations with experienced General Surgeons who can provide guidance and answer your questions regarding surgical concerns and conditions.
A General Surgeon can diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions, including appendicitis, gallstones, hernias, breast tumors, and various gastrointestinal disorders.
General Surgeons are skilled in performing procedures such as appendectomies, cholecystectomies, hernia repairs, mastectomies, and bowel surgeries.
A General Surgeon can assess your symptoms, order necessary tests, provide treatment options, and perform surgical interventions when appropriate to address your specific condition.
If you suspect appendicitis, the most important thing is to seek immediate medical attention.
Traditional open appendectomy and laparoscopic appendectomy are the two main types. Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions and shorter recovery times.
While appendectomy is a common surgery, there are some potential complications to be aware of - Infection, bleeding, injury to nearby organs
It's uncommon, but in some cases, adhesions or scarring from surgery may lead to bowel obstruction.
Chronic abdominal pain after appendectomy is rare but may occur.
Choose surgeons specializing in general surgery or gastrointestinal surgery with experience in appendectomy through Medicas.
Check the Medicas websites. Look for an "Appointment" or "Book Now" section. You might be able to choose a doctor, date, and time slot directly.
Treatment options include medication to dissolve the stones or surgical removal of the gallbladder.
Some small gallstones can pass naturally, but many require medical treatment.
Yes, they can cause severe pain known as biliary colic.
High-fat, high-cholesterol, and low-fiber diets can contribute to gallstone formation.
A healthy diet and maintaining a healthy weight can help prevent them, but natural treatments for existing gallstones are not well-supported by evidence.
Yes, they can cause bloating and gas.
Visit the Medicas website or app, search for gastroenterologists, and book an appointment.
Consult the best doctor at Medicas if you experience symptoms such as severe abdominal pain, jaundice, or recurrent digestive issues.
Weakness in the abdominal wall is considered the main cause of hernia.
Can lead to complications like bowel obstruction or strangulation if hernia is left untreated.
Can range from mild discomfort to severe pain.
Sometimes managed with lifestyle changes or supportive garments, hernia may be fixed without surgery.
Physical exam by a doctor is performed to check hernia.
Sometimes hernias can be manually pushed back (reduced) temporarily.
Touching a hernia may cause discomfort or pain.
Walking is generally safe and can be beneficial for hernia.
Use Medicas for booking an appointment with a top hernia doctor by simply registering, selecting a slot and confirming the payment.
Look for the doctor with expertise in hernia treatment, their experience and reviews in Medicas and select the best according to you amongst them.

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