Dr. Miguel Rivera, MD

Dr. Miguel Rivera, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Miguel Rivera, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from UNIV OF PR SCH OF MED in 1983 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

4200 Houma Blvd Ste 216

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rivera performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Thyroiditis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rivera does not have any board certifications listed.

54  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • UNIV OF PR SCH OF MED
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • San Juan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • San Juan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • LSU Med Ctr/VA Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rivera has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivera's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivera to family and friends
37 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (23)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (3)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Rivera's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (3)

Very long wait to get an appointment, another long wait once you arrive for your scheduled appointment, not very thorough (never checks feet of diabetic patients), his nurse (Veronica) never returns phone calls to patients or authorizes refills of prescriptions which can be fatal. If you have a...more
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Dr. Rivera, has not only helped me. He has also help my sister n law and my daughter.
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Dr. Rivera is a good doctor. However, his front office staff is the rudest staff I have ever encountered. I have been trying to get my medication adjusted for over 3 weeks now. I am showing signs of complications. I am put on hold for over 15 minutes. I've been hung up on several times. I can't...more
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