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Dr. Thomas Rivers, MD

Sports Medicine*
4.4 (19)
Map Pin Small Sugar Land, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Thomas Rivers, MD

Dr. Thomas Rivers, MD is a Sports Medicine Specialist in Sugar Land, TX. They graduated from Texas A&M University College of Medicine|Texas A&M University College of Medicine - College Station and is affiliated with Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital and Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital- First Colony. Dr. Rivers, completed a residency at Scott & White Memorial Hospital - Temple|Scott and White Mem Hospital|University of Ms School of Med. Patients rated Dr. Rivers an average 4.4 star rating.

Dr. Rivers works at Houston Methodist in Sugar Land, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Joint Pain and Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Rivers' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Houston Methodist
    16811 Southwest Fwy Ste 200, Sugar Land, TX 77479 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (281) 868-5334
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

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Joint Pain
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
Miner's Knee
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Bursitis
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondromalacia
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Humerus Fracture
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Sprain
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Meniscus Tear
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Patellar Chondromalacia
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Shoulder Fracture
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Tenosynovitis
Arthrocentesis
Knee Replacement
Peripheral Nerve Block
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Shoulder Arthroscopy
Somatic Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Total Knee Arthroplasty with Robotic Assist
Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis Shoulder
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Ataxia
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Avascular Necrosis
Bone Cancer
Cervical Radiculopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dupuytrens Contracture
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Sprain
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Femur Fracture
Fibular Fracture
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture of Hand and Fingers
Ganglion Cyst
Hand Fracture
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Hip Tendinitis
Iliotibial Band Syndrome
Knee Dislocation
Knee Fracture
Knee Osteophyte
Knee Tendinitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Lateral Epicondylitis
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lupus
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Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Medial Epicondylitis
Neck Muscle Strain
Osteoarthritis of Ankle
Osteoarthritis of Elbow
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Wrist
Osteopenia
Patellar Fracture
Patellar Tendonitis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pinched Nerve in Back
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculopathy
Repeated Shoulder Dislocation
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Osteophyte
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Systemic Chondromalacia
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Tibial Fracture
Trigger Finger
Wrist Fracture
Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
ACL Surgery
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Biceps Tendon Repair
Carpal Tunnel Release
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Dislocation
Hip Replacement
Joint Drainage
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Replacement Revision
Meniscus Surgery
Menisectomy
Musculoskeletal Function Test
Neuroplasty
Partial Knee Replacement
Patellar Tendon Repair
Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
Quadriceps Tendon Repair
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Trigger Finger Release
Ulnar Nerve Transposition
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.4
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    Specialties*
    • Sports Medicine

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1518963834
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Scott & White Memorial Hospital - Temple|Scott and White Mem Hospital|University of Ms School of Med
    Residency
    Internship
    • College of Medicine - College Station|Methodist Dallas Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Texas A&M University College of Medicine|Texas A&M University College of Medicine - College Station
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital
    • Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital
    • Memorial Hermann Surgical Hospital- First Colony

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Thomas Rivers, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Rivers is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Rivers has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Rivers works at Houston Methodist in Sugar Land, TX. View the full address on Dr. Rivers’s profile.

    Dr. Rivers has seen patients for Joint Pain and Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Rivers on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    19 patients have reviewed Dr. Rivers. The overall rating for this provider is 4.4. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rivers.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Rivers, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Rivers appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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