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Jose Rivera, MD

Cardiovascular Disease

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About Jose Rivera, MD

Jose Rivera, MD is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease. He has extensive experience in diagnostic imaging and holds certifications from the National Board of Echocardiography and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. He is active in the medical community as a member of the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, American Society of Echocardiography and American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. Dr. Rivera is bilingual in English and Spanish and is involved in Hispanic community outreach efforts, including volunteering at the Collin County Adult Clinic in East Plano. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Natural Sciences degree from Johns Hopkins University and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He served an internship and residency in internal medicine at Temple University and completed a fellowship in cardiology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish, German
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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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 Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
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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
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
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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
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Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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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
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
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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
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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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
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (1988)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital (1989)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital (1991)
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Baylor College of Medicine (1994)
Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Disease
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, Jose Rivera, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (142) for Jose Rivera, MD

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Sep 10, 2022
Attentive & professional
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Sep 10, 2022
I really like Dr Rivera, he is very kind And professional.
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Sep 4, 2022
He took the time to talk with me and seem very caring and knowledgeable.
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Sep 3, 2022
Efficient, knows what he's doing, professional. However he was stoic, to the point and left me feeling a bit dismissed. I think it's just his nature.
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Sep 1, 2022
Excellent service
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Sep 1, 2022
Puts you at ease
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Aug 31, 2022
Dr Rivera is compassionate & cares.
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Aug 18, 2022
Always cordial, knowledgeable and communicative.
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Aug 14, 2022
Dr. Rivera has always been able to explain things to me in a way I can understand. I have confidence in his care.
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Aug 6, 2022
Dr. Rivera is excellent in all facets of the relationship. He is professional yet very personable and makes sure he fully answers any questions I might have. He is TERRIFIC
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Aug 5, 2022
Professional and a good communicator
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Aug 5, 2022
My provider answered all my questions and explained all matters relating to the lab report. Excellent experience.
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Aug 5, 2022
Very Satisfied
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Jul 28, 2022
Cordial and patient. Explained everything in terms we could understand and explained why he was ordering the procedures he was ordering.
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Jul 28, 2022
All good
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Jul 27, 2022
Excellent!
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Jul 24, 2022
Excellent experience
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Jul 24, 2022
Always a positive, prompt and professional visit
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Jul 22, 2022
Always attentive, professional, and informative
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Jul 21, 2022
Very personable. Did not rush the visit.
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Jul 21, 2022
Excellent!
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Jul 20, 2022
Very personable. Could be more communicative about why I need to keep coming back
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Jul 20, 2022
Dr. Rivera has been my cardiologist for over 6 yrs and I'm grateful for his kindness and knowledge as we go forward with my treatment.
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Jul 18, 2022
I was taken care of by Dr. Rivera as soon as I walked into the office. I am pleased with the thoroughness of going over my medications as well as the full checkup.
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Jul 16, 2022
Answers my questions in language I can understand. Efficient and pleasant. Nurse assistant was pleasant, competent and witty.
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Jul 16, 2022
Professional concerned
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Jul 14, 2022
Everyone from the front desk to checkout were extremely friendly and very accommodating. Dr Rivera is very professional and did everything to figure out what could possibly be going wrong if anything.
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Jul 14, 2022
Very good
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Jul 9, 2022
Discusses all options
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Jul 9, 2022
Excellent
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Jul 9, 2022
Friendly, patient and interested in progress
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Jul 2, 2022
Dr Rivera is an outstanding Dr. Very good at his practice and I would not see any one else. Long time patient.
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Jul 1, 2022
Friendly, professional staff. Doctor took time to listen and also check prior health records to discuss possibilities and forward moving actions.
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Jun 29, 2022
I have the best doctor ever. He is always friendly and knowledgeable about what Iis going on with me.
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Jun 24, 2022
First class service oriented!
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Jun 9, 2022
I drive almost 200 miles to see Dr Riveria when I take my mom and dad 30 minutes to their cardiologist, and I will keep driving any distance to see him , I will never change unless he retires
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Jun 6, 2022
I didn't have to wait very long to see Dr Rivera which I greatly appreciated
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Jun 5, 2022
He was.great, he listened to me and discussed the issues
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May 25, 2022
Dr. Rivera is always very knowledgeable and kind with me. He gives me enough time to ask questions and goes beyond to answer me. Great MD!
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May 20, 2022
I am pleased
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May 20, 2022
Verí good provider
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May 20, 2022
An easy person to talk to and feel like he listened to any concerns I have.
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May 19, 2022
Very good listener
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May 18, 2022
Fast and a very good service
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May 18, 2022
Met all my needs & expectations
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May 17, 2022
Very good. Service.
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May 15, 2022
Always a pleasure meeting with Dr. Rivera and his staff. Entire Heart Center crew is exceptional.
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May 14, 2022
Very professional listened carefully Answered all questions with a kind attitude..
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Apr 29, 2022
Best doctor I've ever had! Great staff!
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Apr 23, 2022
Explains throughout appointment
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Apr 22, 2022
Excellent
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Apr 16, 2022
Outstanding. Took time to perform a good physical and answer in a very professional manner all our concerns.
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Apr 13, 2022
Excellent
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