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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Adam R Rivadeneyra, MD

Specialty
  • Sports Medicine
    (Board Certified)
Additional Language Spoken
English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Hospital Affiliated Physicians
Address
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Orange
280 South Main Street
Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

Address
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Orange
280 South Main Street
Suite 200
Orange, CA 92868
Get Directions
Phone
(714) 634-4567
Fax
(714) 634-4569
Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Secondary Office

Address
Orthopaedic Specialty Institute - Irvine
16300 Sand Canyon Avenue
Suite 511
Irvine, CA 92618
Phone
(714) 634-4567
Fax
(714) 634-4569
Hours
Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Sports Medicine
      (Board Certified)
    Education & Training
    • Medical School
      Ross University School of Medicine - 2012
    • Internship
      University of Oklahoma Health Science Center - 2015
    • Residency
      John Peter Smith Hospital - 2016
    Areas of Interest
    Sports Medicine, Non-Operative Orthopedics
  • Biography

    Biography

    Biography
    Dr. Riva is a Board Certified Sports Medicine Physician with a background in Family Medicine. He sees patients of all ages (4 years and older) and treats them all like “athletes” . His practice includes non-surgical Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, acute and chronic musculoskeletal injuries, sports concussion management, ultrasound-guided injections, lumbar spine and epidural injections, and comprehensive medical care for elite athletes. He also has expertise in regenerative medicine treatments including platelet rich plasma (PRP) and bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC-Stem Cells) injections.
    Dr. Riva studied Biology and Economics at UC San Diego and worked in the Biotech industry before attending Ross University School of Medicine. He 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 and 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 OSI, Dr. Riva practiced in Ventura, CA with Community Memorial Health System and spent time as a volunteer Team Physician for Pepperdine University. He has a passion for patient education and enjoys an individualized approach to care based on the patient's health history and goals. He is a Sports Medicine faculty member at Hoag Orthopedic Institute and participates in frequent activities for continuing medical education, along with research and faculty development.