Dr. Lisa Rivera, MD

Neurology •  Female
  
Dr. Rivera
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Kaiser Gwinnett Medical Center

2400 Mount Zion Pkwy Jonesboro, GA 30236

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(404) 365-0966

Dr. Lisa Rivera, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Jonesboro, GA and has over 12 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from The University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama medical school in 2008. She is affiliated with medical facilities Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rivera to book an appointment.


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No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rivera's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Alzheimer's Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Alzheimer's Disease more than 25% of her peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 25% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Alzheimer's Disease With Early-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
  • Alzheimer's Disease Without Neurofibrillary Tangles
  • Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease With Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy
  • Familial Forms of Alzheimer's Disease
Migraine
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Dr. Rivera treats Migraine more than 19% of her peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 19% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
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Cerebrovascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Cerebrovascular Disease more than 18% of her peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 18% of her peers

Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Dr. Rivera is nothing short of amazing. She sat with me for almost an hour to discuss my symptoms and for the first time in almost ten years I felt a doctor was finally paying attention. I wish more physicians were like her!
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Health care leader whose mission is to keep you healthy. Under-one-roof convenience, 24-hour advice nurse, and online access to manage your health - anytime.

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurophysiology

Board Certifications

Education

2013
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow with emphasis in Epilepsy, Emory University, Department of Neurology, Atlanta, Georgia
Fellowship Hospital
2012
Resident Physician, Department of Neurology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Residency Hospital
2009
Medicine Intern, The University of Alabama School of Medicine , Birmingham Alabama
Internship Hospital
2008
The University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, Alabama
Medical School
1999
Master of Business Administration , The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Business, Birmingham, Alabama
1999
Master of Public Health , The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health, Birmingham, Alabama
1995
The University of Alabama At Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Kaiser Gwinnett Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Southwood Comprehensive Medical Center2400 Mount Zion Pkwy Jonesboro, GA 30236
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Kaiser Permanente Crescent Centre Medical Center

Kaiser Permanente Crescent Centre Medical Center200 Crescent Center Pkwy Tucker, GA 30084
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Wed: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital

Atlanta, GA

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Emory University Hospital Midtown

Atlanta, GA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Stroke Care Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)