Appointments: (800) 685-5040
At NYFPRS, our mission is to provide you with personalized, high-quality care. We are dedicated to improving and maintaining your health and wellness through preventative care and treating chronic diseases. We specialize in treating conditions of the pelvic floor including urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, as well as causes of pelvic pain such as endometriosis, fibroids, interstitial Cystitis, adenomyosis, and chronic urethral syndrome. Stressors that cause anxiety, and insomnia are also evaluated as part of our wellness program. Other conditions such as fecal incontinence, abnormal uterine bleeding, post-menoapausal vaginal bleeding, general Gynecologic services, pap test screening, treatment of ovarian cysts, birth control options, evaluation of heavy periods, annual mammography screening referrals, and annual well woman exams are evaluated as well. When surgery is required, over 90% of the surgeries that Dr. Olivera performs are done in a minimally invasive fashion with either small incisions or no abdominal incision at all. Patients usually go home the same day, and frequently in as little as 4 hours after surgery. He is well versed in pelvic floor dysfunction as well as non-surgical options for the treatment of prolapse, including pessary fitting and insertion. Dr. Olivera is known for his compassion, friendly demeanor and attention to details. One of his patients have been quoted as saying " Now that I've have had my problem fixed, I can enjoy walks with my family again. I feel complete". Another patient recently filled out a hospital survey and noted, “I was very pleased to become a patient of Dr. Cedric Olivera. He listened to my concerns and answered all my questions. It was nice to have a Doctor that took the time and patience to make his patient feel comfortable and informed. I have already referred Dr. Olivera to my sister and friends who are looking for a gyn Doctor with his qualities”.
Dr. Olivera is a native of Brooklyn NY, married and has 3 children.
-Undergraduate: Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from SUNY Stony Brook.
-Medical School: UMDNJ – New Jersey Medical School where he obtained his MD degree.
-Residency: Obstetrics and Gynecology at Jersey City Medical Center/ Seton Hall University
-Fellowship: 3-year (American Board of OB/GYN accredited) at Mount Sinai school of medicine in Female Pelvic Medicine and reconstructive surgery.
-Graduate School: Master’s Degree in clinical research from Mount Sinai /NYU
-Expert surgeon. Dr. Olivera has performed thousands of successful reconstructive surgeries via the abdominal , vaginal, laparoscopic, minimally invasive and robotic routes
-Medical Missions: Traveled to Niger West Africa to treat women with Vesico vaginal and Rectovaginal fistulas.
-Past Director of Female Pelvic Medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS) at Long Island College hospital
- Past Chairman of the Quality Assurance committee for patient outcomes
-Clinical Assistant Professor at SUNY Downstate (past) and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (present)
- His expertise was highlighted by meet the doctor talk radio and an editorial (both sponsored by NYU) about a patient who had improved quality of life after robotic reconstructive surgery.
-Dr. Olivera is board certified in general Obstetrics and Gynecology as well as female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS).
-One of the first group of Doctors to be certified in the country, and one of a handful of FPMRS/ Urogynecologists in Brooklyn NY.
-He is familiar with the use of Botox, Interstim, and Norplant implantation, as well as general gynecology.
-At NYU-Brooklyn he was responsible for teaching the residents the fundamentals of Urogynecology as well as cystoscopy and how to properly perform vaginal hysterectomies.
-He was the chair of the CCC committee at NYU-Brooklyn to evaluate resident performance.
-Immediate past president of The Brooklyn Gynecologic Society.
-He is actively involved with research, and has published numerous peer review journal articles
- Reviewer for the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology-AJOG (The Grey Journal)
-Responsible for developing National clinical practice guidelines with the society of Gynecologic Surgeons Systematic review group (SRG).
-Member of the American Urogynecology Society (AUGS)
-Member of the Society of Gynecologic surgeons (SGS)
-Member of the AUGS coding committee
-The AUGS liaison for the committee on health economics (CHEC) sponsored by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG)
-Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG)
-Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS).
-Utilizes the AUGS AQUIRE outcomes registry to track and improve patient centered outcomes after surgery.
- Expert in robotic surgery and is a video reviewer for other Doctors who need their robotic and laparoscopic skills assessed via the C-SATS objective outcome video platform.
Our goal is to improve and maintain your overall health and to empower you with an understanding of your condition. Risks, benefits, and alternative treatment options will be discussed to facilitate the best possible outcome for each patient. Using the latest data in published journal articles, we attempt to take an evidence based approach with each patient to maximize your experience and improve your quality of life. Dr. Olivera is one of very few double board certified, fellowshipped trained FPMRS doctors in Brooklyn. He currently practices out of Mount Sinai hospital, Richmond University Medical Center, The Brooklyn Hospital, and Coney Island Hospital. This versatility allows him to personalize the hospital experience requested by his patients
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