Dr. Enrique Rivera, MD

Dr. Enrique Rivera, MD

Interventional Cardiology | Male | 49 years old

Dr. Enrique Rivera has been in practice since 1998. After completing his fellowship at the University of Florida, Gainesville, he remained as an Assistant Professor of Medicine / Interventional Cardiologist at University of Florida. Dr.Rivera has been practicing in Manatee County for the past 13 years. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Internal Medicine. Dr.Rivera is a Lieutenant Colonel / Senior Flight Surgeon with the Air Force Reserve. He has participated in multiple deployments around the world including Operation Enduring Freedom 2001. He is an Senior FAA Examiner and regularly performs flight physicals for general aviation pilots. As a Principal Investigator Dr.Rivera is currently affiliated with Sarah Cannon Research Institute enrolling patients in multiple research studies. Dr.Rivera is also actively involved in Structural Heart Programs to include Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) at Blake Medical Center and with the Mitral Valve Clip and Watchman Procedures at Manatee Memorial Hospital. Dr.Rivera remains active in aviation as a private pilot and enjoys fishing.Read more

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Coastal Cardiovascular Consultants is serving the Community by providing comprehensive high quality, state-of-the-art, cardiovascular care to all people not only from Manatee County and Surrounding Communities. Every physician and member of our staff is dedicated to help you maintain the highest level of cardiac and overall health. We take pride in providing exceptional, caring and personalized cardiac care to each one of our patients, each and every day. Please call us at 941 345 1950 to make an appointment.Read more

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Dr. Enrique Rivera has been in practice since 1998. After completing his fellowship at the University of Florida, Gainesville, he...Read more

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Specialties

  • Interventional Cardiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Stroke Prevention
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

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    Sanctions

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Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    University S Fl

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    University S Fl

    Completed in 1996

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Fl

    Completed in 2001

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Interventional Cardiology
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Interventional Cardiology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Enrique Rivera has been in practice since 1998.

After completing his fellowship at the University of Florida, Gainesville, he remained as an Assistant Professor of Medicine / Interventional Cardiologist at University of Florida. Dr.Rivera has been practicing in Manatee County for the past 13 years. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology and Internal Medicine.

Dr.Rivera is a Lieutenant Colonel / Senior Flight Surgeon with the Air Force Reserve. He has participated in multiple deployments around the world including Operation Enduring Freedom 2001. He is an Senior FAA Examiner and regularly performs flight physicals for general aviation pilots.

As a Principal Investigator Dr.Rivera is currently affiliated with Sarah Cannon Research Institute enrolling patients in multiple research studies.

Dr.Rivera is also actively involved in Structural Heart Programs to include Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR) at Blake Medical Center and with the Mitral Valve Clip and Watchman Procedures at Manatee Memorial Hospital.

Dr.Rivera remains active in aviation as a private pilot and enjoys fishing.

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Dr. Rivera's Care Philosophy

Coastal Cardiovascular Consultants is serving the Community by providing comprehensive high quality, state-of-the-art, cardiovascular care to all people not only from Manatee County and Surrounding Communities.

Every physician and member of our staff is dedicated to help you maintain the highest level of cardiac and overall health. We take pride in providing exceptional, caring and personalized cardiac care to each one of our patients, each and every day. Please call us at 941 345 1950 to make an appointment.