Dr. Eugene A. Rivera, MD

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Dr. Eugene A. Rivera, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male

South Florida ENT Associates 8940 N Kendall Dr Ste 504E, Miami, FL 33176 Get Directions
(305) 595-6200

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Laryngology
  • Otolaryngic Allergy
  • Otolaryngic Skull Base Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Rhinology
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology

Board Certifications

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Cancer
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

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  • 0
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Tulane University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Charity Hospital Tulane Div

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    University Iowa

    Completed in 1987

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Miami

    Graduated in 1987

Awards & Recognition

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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 Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Rivera's Care Philosophy

Board certified in Otolaryngology, Dr. Rivera began his medical career in 1978 after receiving his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami in Miami, Fl. He then went on to pursue his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He finished his surgical internship at Charity Hospital, also in New Orleans and completed his Head and Neck Surgery residency in 1987 at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa.

He received his certification in 1987 and is a diplomat of the American Board of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

His professional affiliations include:

  • Alpha Omega Alpha of the Honor Medical Society
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
  • Past President (1997) of the Greater Miami ENT Society
  • Dr. Rivera was born in Tampa, Florida and is fluent in both English and Spanish.