Riva Das, MD
Dr. Riva Das is a board-certified General Surgeon whose clinical interests include diseases of the colon and rectum with a focus on robotic operations. She is a world traveler and global health advocate. She has served mission trips in several countries including Ecuador, India, Bolivia, and the Dominican Republic to make advanced minimally invasive techniques accessible to underserved areas. Outside of her passion for practicing medicine, she enjoys playing tennis, practicing yoga, and playing the violin. She has also joined a number of community orchestras over the years. She resides in Lakewood Ranch and loves spending time with her dog Loki.
Dr. Das is originally from Rochester Hills, Michigan. She graduated from Duke University in 2008 with a degree in Chemistry and minors in German and Biology. She graduated from the Pennsylvania State College of Medicine in 2012. She completed her General Surgery training at Abington Jefferson Health outside of Philadelphia in Abington, Pennsylvania. Upon completion of her surgical residency, she completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Colon & Rectal Surgery with the Colon & Rectal Clinic of Orlando/Orlando Health in Orlando, Florida, prior to joining her current practice at Florida Surgical Specialists.