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Cathleen Marie Rivera, MD

Internal Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Cathleen Marie Rivera, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Accepts New Patients
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Accepts New Patients
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - EPO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO/POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
Accepts New Patients
Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Accepts New Patients
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Accepts New Patients
Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Accepts New Patients
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas Tech University Health Science Center (2002)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale (2005)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale (2005)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Cathleen Marie Rivera, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (148) for Cathleen Marie Rivera, MD

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Jan 12, 2023
Very attentive and takes her time with my appointments
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Jan 11, 2023
Dr. Rivera is always attentive.
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Jan 4, 2023
Very knowable and explained issues very well.
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Dec 21, 2022
Very fast and easy
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Dec 20, 2022
Took her time and answered my questions
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Dec 17, 2022
Great
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Dec 15, 2022
Dr Rivera is very attentive to my needs.
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Dec 14, 2022
This was my initial appointment with Dr Rivera. I was totally impressed with her. She was very thorough and professional. I have total confidence in her.
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Dec 13, 2022
Caring and focused on patient. Is thorough, patient, clear in communication.
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Dec 12, 2022
Great
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Dec 11, 2022
I didn't feel heard.
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Dec 9, 2022
Very through and concerned about any issues I might have
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Dec 8, 2022
Very professional and a great listener
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Dec 6, 2022
Very caring
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Dec 4, 2022
Love Dr Rivera. She is very compassionate and a very caring Dr. So glad I chose her as my Dr.
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Dec 3, 2022
Dr. Rivera is very thorough and caring!
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Nov 30, 2022
Very efficient and caring.
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Nov 30, 2022
Good doctor
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Nov 16, 2022
Dr. Rivera listens to me and allows me to ask my questions before answering them. The fact that she is not rushed and makes me feel that I am the most important person and that I have her undivided attention during this appointment time is a valued quality.
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Nov 11, 2022
Dr. Rivera is very informative and caring.
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Nov 11, 2022
Very thorough while also very caring.
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Nov 10, 2022
Very professional & kind, she's awesome listen &Advise on questions are concerns.
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Nov 4, 2022
Very professional
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Nov 1, 2022
My provider is attentive and very professional
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Oct 21, 2022
She is very thorough and makes sure all of my questions are answered. Her care over the past approximately 5 years has been the best I have ever received. Any concerns that I have are addressed and if needed I am referred to a specialist. I had breast cancer in 2004 and I am very cautious if issues arise. She is wonderful !!
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Oct 20, 2022
Dr. Ravers is a best doctor for me. She ask's all kinds of questions to diagnose the problem and to write the proscription.
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Oct 18, 2022
I only see Dr. Rivera once or twice a year but I always feel like she knows me well, knows my complex history, and wants to help me stay well. I never feel rushed by her the way I have with other doctors. She is very caring.
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Oct 15, 2022
She is goid
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Oct 7, 2022
A very good visit.
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Oct 6, 2022
Best Dr Ever!
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Oct 5, 2022
Knowledgeable and focused
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Sep 29, 2022
Best there is!
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Sep 28, 2022
Good doctor
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Sep 28, 2022
My second visit with Dr. Rivera, and I'm very impressed! She listens, she cares, she looks you in the eye (not a computer), she's obviously brilliant, and she's very thorough and organized. Highly recommend!
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Sep 22, 2022
She is very focused and ready to answer questions thoroughly and completely. She approaches with a positive attitude and explains her response. She explains how to get answers to questions or situations that occur when she is not available.
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Sep 22, 2022
Thorough, pleasant
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Sep 17, 2022
Very through and interested in what I had to say
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Sep 15, 2022
Excellent care!
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Sep 13, 2022
Very easy to talk with. Explains fully the lab work and other procedures. Answered all questions. Knowledgeable doctor.
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Sep 2, 2022
Makes me feel confortable and I don't hesitate to ask questions.
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Sep 1, 2022
She listened
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Aug 30, 2022
Dr.Rivera is an awesome physician!!!
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Aug 30, 2022
Very professional & humbled.
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Aug 30, 2022
Dr. Rivera has always been very kind, very smart, and determined to get to the bottom of whatever physical issue I am having!
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Aug 28, 2022
She is a great doctor. She listens, and she is very knowledgeable.
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Aug 28, 2022
Dr. Rivera is always attentive and tries to completely answer your questions. She does seem to be a little rushed and maybe over scheduled.
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Aug 23, 2022
Friendly knowledgeable
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Aug 21, 2022
Dr.Rivera has treated me for many years. She is always willing to listen to me about my health concerns and my fears for the future, as aging is no fun. Always very professional. I refer her to any one I can.
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Aug 19, 2022
Excellent communication, Concerning
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Aug 16, 2022
She's very knowledgeable, and she listens. That means a lot to me. She also works quickly so that she gets a lot done in the time allowed. And she's friendly.
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Aug 14, 2022
She was very efficient and was knowledgeable of the issues I had previous to taking me on as a new patient,
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Aug 12, 2022
Thorough, open to input
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Aug 11, 2022
Very efficient, knowledgeable MD
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