Dr. Michelle Rivera, MD

Dr. Michelle Rivera, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 63
Dr. Michelle Rivera, MD is a dermatologist in Arlington, VA and has been practicing for 32 years. She graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 1980 and specializes in dermatology.

1635 N George Mason Dr Ste 400

Arlington, VA 22205

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Burn Injuries
very high
more than 97% of peers
Actinic Keratosis
very high
more than 97% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

28  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Childrens National Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Childrens National Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Washington Hospital Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rivera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivera to family and friends
15 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rivera's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Longtime patient and big fan. Dr. Rivera is an excellent doctor and practices real dermatology, not just cosmetic (though she seems to do that, also). Lovely office staff and very competent nursing and medical assistants. Healthcare in general seems to keep getting bigger and less...more
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