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Adam Rivadeneyra, MD

  • Accepting New Patients
  • Primary Specialty: Sports Medicine
  • Area of Expertise: Sports Medicine (non-operative)

About Dr. Adam Rivadeneyra

Dr. Rivadeneyra is a Board Certified Primary Care Sports Medicine physician with a background in Family Medicine specializing in non-surgical Orthopedics and Sports Medicine for patients of all ages (4 years and older). His practice includes acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, diagnostic and interventional ultrasound for Orthopedic issues, and comprehensive medical care for elite athletes. He also has specialized training in therapeutic/diagnostic injections for joint or soft tissue pain with ultrasound and fluoroscopy, including lumbar spine epidural and joint injections.

Dr. Riva studied Biology and Economics at UC San Diego and worked in the Biotech industry before attending Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Riva completed a Family Medicine Residency at the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City where he served as a Team Physician for a number of high schools, local colleges. He also served as a Team Physician for the OKC Dodgers (AAA MLB), Oklahoma City Blue (NBA G-League), and the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL Hockey). Dr. Riva moved to Fort Worth, TX to complete a Sports Medicine Fellowship with John Peter Smith Hospital where he served as a Team Physician for Texas Christian University (TCU), covering the Horned Frogs Football, Baseball, Basketball, Track and Field, Tennis, Volleyball and Soccer teams.

Prior to joining Hoag Orthopedic Institute and the Orthopaedic Specialty Institute in the city of Orange, Dr. Riva practiced in Ventura, CA with Community Memorial Health System and spent time as a volunteer Team Physician for Pepperdine University. He currently works with Golden West Community College. He has a passion for patient education and enjoys an individualized approach to care based on the patient's health history and goals and participates in frequent activities for continuing medical education.

Education Medical Education - Ross University School of Medicine
Residency - University of Oklahoma Medicine (Family Medicine)
Fellowship - John Peter Smith Health Network (Sports Medicine)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Family Medicine
Conditions Treated
  • AC Joint Separation (Shoulder)
  • Achilles Tendonitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • ACL Injury / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • ACL Tear / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ankle & Foot Tendinitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • Ankle Sprain (Sports Medicine)
  • Anterior Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Baker's Cyst (Knee)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Biceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Bursitis of the Hip / Hip Bursitis / Trochanteric Bursitis (Hip)
  • Cartilage Injuries (Sports Medicine)
  • Chondromalacia (Knee)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Hip (Hip)
  • Degenerative Joint Disease of the Knee (Knee)
  • Dislocated Patella / Sublaxation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Sports Medicine)
  • Elbow Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Elbow Sports Injuries (Elbow)
  • Elbow Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (Hip)
  • Flat Foot / Pes Planus (Foot & Ankle)
  • Frozen Shoulder Syndrome (FSS) / Adhesive Capsulitis (Shoulder)
  • Golfer's Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Golfer's Elbow / Medial Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Groin Pain (Sports Medicine)
  • Hamstring Strain (Sports Medicine)
  • Hip Arthritis (Hip)
  • Hip Pain (Hip)
  • Hip Sprain (Hip)
  • IT Band Syndrome / Iliotibial Band Syndrome (Knee)
  • Joint Pain (Knee)
  • Knee Arthritis (Knee)
  • Knee Bursitis / Goosefoot (Knee)
  • Knee Cartilage Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Cysts (Knee)
  • Knee Ligament Injuries (Knee)
  • Labral Tear of the Hip or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Labral Tears of the Shoulder / Bankart Lesion (Shoulder)
  • Labrum Tear (Hip)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • LCL Injury / Lateral Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • Little League / Elbow or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Little Leaguer's Elbow (Elbow)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear / Meniscal Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Muscle Injury (Knee)
  • Muscle Strain (Foot & Ankle)
  • Olecranon Bursitis (Elbow)
  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee)
  • Osteoarthritis of the HIp / Hip Osteoarthritis (Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee)
  • Osteonecrosis / Avascular Necrosis (Knee)
  • Patellar Tendinitis (Knee)
  • Patellar Tendonitis / Patella Tendonitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Knee)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics (Spine (Pediatric))
  • Plantar Fasciitis (Foot & Ankle)
  • Rotator Cuff Injury / Rotator Cuff Tear (Shoulder)
  • Runner's Knee (Knee)
  • Runner's Knee / Chondromalacia Patella (Sports Medicine)
  • Separated Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Shin Splints (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Bursitis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Impingement (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • SI Joint Pain / Sacroiliac Joint Pain (Hip)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear / Shoulder Lebrum Tear (Shoulder)
  • Snapping Hip (Hip)
  • Sports Concusion (Sports Medicine)
  • Sprained Ankle / Ankle Sprain (Foot & Ankle)
  • Sprained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Sprains and Strains (Sports Medicine)
  • Strained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Strained Hip (Hip)
  • Strained Knee (Knee)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot (Foot & Ankle)
  • Synovitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Tendinosis (Elbow)
  • Tennis Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Throwing Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Triceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • UCL Tear / Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Unstable Knee Cap (Knee)