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Dr. Maria-josefina Rivera specializes in geriatric medicine, family practice, internal medicine in Crescent City, Florida.

Dr. Maria-josefina Rivera has been compared 221 times. Details of Dr. Rivera's 35 years experience as an MD, her hospital affiliation and education at University of Santo Tomas are available on your free doctor report.

Primary Location for Dr. Rivera

Dr. Maria-josefina Rivera
811 N Summit St
Crescent City, FL 32112

 Ratings and Reviews for Dr. Maria-josefina Rivera

Dr. Maria-josefina Rivera has an average rating of 4 stars (out of 5) with a rating of Very Good based on 2 reviews.


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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Maria-josefina Rivera identified specializing in Geriatric MedicineGeriatric Medicine
An internist with special knowledge of the aging process and special skills in the diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, and rehabilitative aspects of illness in the elderly. This specialist cares for geriatric patients in the patient's home, the office, long-term care settings such as nursing homes, and the hospital.
, Family PracticeFamily Practice
A family physician is concerned with the total health care of the individual and the family, and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The family physician receives a broad range of training that includes internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and geriatrics. Special emphasis is placed on prevention and primary care of entire families, utilizing consultations and community resources when appropriate.
and Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs.
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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

Dr. Rivera is affiliated with 1 hospital:

Putnam Community Medical Center
611 Zeagler Dr
Palatka, FL 32177

 Education

Dr. Rivera attended medical school at University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and graduated in 1979 having 35 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.

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