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Jose Rivera, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
Accepts New Patients
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About
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
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
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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 - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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 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 - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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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 - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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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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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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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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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 - 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 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 - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: University Of Penn School Of Medicine: Philadephia (1988)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital (1991)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Temple University Hospital (1989)
  • Education: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (Philadelphia) (1988)
  • Fellowship: 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 May 11, 2020, Jose Rivera, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(158)
Overall: 4.7*
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Apr 26, 2020
I have already recommended him to friends.
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Apr 8, 2020
very good
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Apr 2, 2020
Dr. Rivera is a conservative and experienced doctor. I trust his decisions.
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Mar 12, 2020
Doctor kept looking at his watch like he was allotted only so much time with me. He was already running late.
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Mar 9, 2020
Dr. and nurse was very nice and professional
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Mar 9, 2020
very good experience
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Mar 9, 2020
dr. Rivera has always been very thorough.
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Mar 8, 2020
The Doctor was very attentive to my questions and provided some good information to me on my concerns about the Eloquis and others.
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Mar 6, 2020
very nice and competent
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Mar 5, 2020
Excellent
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Feb 11, 2020
personal and professional
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Jan 29, 2020
very good experience
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Jan 26, 2020
it is always a pleasure to visit this facility. From the time I enter until I leave I am treated with respect and great care. Dr. Rivera is very thorough and professional and very friendly. I have never had to wait long to see him. The whole staff is very efficient.
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Jan 26, 2020
prompt friendly, left feeling at ease withentire visit. also felt well informed
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Jan 24, 2020
Dr. Rivera always values my questions and I have every confidence in him. Everyone I come in contact with are always helpful and courteous.
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Jan 23, 2020
great
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Jan 23, 2020
Excellent provider. Always spends needed time with patient, never a rush
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Jan 23, 2020
professional, courteous & caring
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Jan 21, 2020
Dr. Rivera has helped me tremendously. He has demonstrated excellent care for me as a patient. Takes the time to answers any questions I have. Excellent experience..
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Jan 20, 2020
Dr. Rivera is the Best, he taking care of me in excellent way, I will recommend Dr. Rivera and the receptionist and all personalcongratulations Dr. Rivera, for taking care of my health. God Bless you always.
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Jan 6, 2020
muy buena atención y cortesía.
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