Dr Mariano Rivera is board qualified (ABPS) in foot and ankle surgery as well as reconstructive foot and ankle surgery. He completed a 3 – year surgical residency at one of the busiest level one trauma centers in Chicago, Stroger Cook County Hospital. He then went on and further honed his surgical skills at Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital where he served as Chief resident his senior year.  Since graduating from Masonic hospital, he has returned, and plays an active role in educating the residents.  He was born and raised in the Humboldt park neighborhood of Chicago, and enjoys every opportunity to give back to the Hispanic community he loves.  He enjoys spending time with his wife and two beautiful daughters. He enjoys swimming, scuba-diving, mountain biking, and martial arts.


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