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Internal Medicine

Sub Specialty:
Critical Care

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Shadyside

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Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.9 Stars
47 Patient
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Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
Office Phone:
(412) 621-1200

Falk Medical Building
3601 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office Phone:
(412) 648-6161


Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine


MD, Universidad Central Del Caribe School of Medicine, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Boston Medical Center,
Boston, MA

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania,
Philadelphia, PA

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February 09, 2018

Dr Rivera is a huge asset to UPMC. She is friendly, caring, and extremely knowledgeable.

January 25, 2018

great staff

December 15, 2017

I had a wonderful appointment with the doctor.

December 15, 2017


December 15, 2017

Dr.Rivera and staff continue to exceed all expectations of providing high quality healthcare.

December 14, 2017

excellent. reviews test and consults with other Dr. to give best advice and care

December 07, 2017

she is amazing! love her to death! would not want to see anyone else. would highly recommend her!

September 14, 2017

Good experience. Like Dr.Riverias commitment to her field of work, Appreciate her patience

September 08, 2017

Dr Rivera- LeBron is excellent. very knowledgeable and empathic. Listened to everything we had to say and explained condition and options very well. Would recommend her to anyone/ everyone needing pulmonary care.

August 24, 2017

I love this doctor she goes above and beyond to make sure that I am healthy and happy I would highly recommend her and does not forget she did save my life with all these blood clots she is amazing