Dr. Idalia Rivera-Matos, MD

Dr. Idalia Rivera-Matos, MD

Pediatrics  ·  

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Dr. Idalia Rivera-Matos, MD is a pediatrics specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. She specializes in pediatrics and travel medicine.Read her story

NASA Pediatrics

10851 Scarsdale Blvd Ste 160

Houston, TX 77089
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Medicaid
  • Memorial Hermann Physician Network
  • MultiPlan
  • Texas Children's Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Rivera-Matos' Experience

Dr. Rivera-Matos' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Pediatric Infectious Disease Medicine and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Rivera-Matos' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rivera-Matos "Dr. Idalia Rivera-Matos received her medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan and completed her residency at the University Pediatric Hospital in San Juan. She then completed her fellowship at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston. Board certified in pediatrics, Dr. Rivera-Matos has been in practice since 1991. Her clinical interests include immunizations, preventive care, infectious diseases, attention deficit disorder/ attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, nutrition and travel medicine for her patients and their families."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rivera-Matos "With overall promotion of prevention and quality care, Dr. Rivera-Matos wants her patients to feel as if they are speaking to a friend or relative. She is reassuring and gives them confidence. She takes her own after hours calls and sees walk-ins every day. She makes herself available for sick patients or whenever she is needed. She treats patients from newborns through age 16 and speaks Spanish."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatrics
  • Travel Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

4  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Immunization
  • Infant Care
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Physical Examination
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine, Medical Sciences Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • U Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University of Texas Health Science Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University of Puerto Rico Pediatric Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Idalia Rivera-Matos, MD
She loves kids and she's on top of everything when it comes to kids. She's just an excellent DR. my daughter feels so relax around her!!
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