Dr. Miguel Rivera, MD

Dr. Miguel Rivera, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
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Age 60
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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.

3939 Houma Blvd Ste 216

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

(504) 888-3292

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Rivera's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Testicular Dysfunction
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Dr. Rivera treats Testicular Dysfunction more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Hypothyroidism
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Dr. Rivera treats Hypothyroidism more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Malaise and Fatigue
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Malaise and Fatigue more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

Abnormal Thyroid
Adrenal Gland Diseases
Adrenal Incidentaloma
Adrenal Insufficiency
Autoimmune Diseases
Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
Benign Tumor
Bone Disorders
Breast Diseases
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Cancer
Craniopharyngioma
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Female Infertility
Gestational Diabetes
Goiter
Graves' Disease
Growth Hormone Deficiency
Hashimoto's Disease
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hyperparathyroidism
Hyperthyroidism
Hypoglycemia
Hypokalemia
Hypoparathyroidism
Hypopituitarism
Hyposmolality and Hyponatremia
Hypothyroidism
Kidney Disease
Lipid Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Male Infertility
Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
Obesity
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overweight
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Retina Diseases
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroid Cyst
Thyroid Disease
Thyroiditis
Vitamin D Deficiency

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Education

  • 1988
    Lsu Med Ctr/Va Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital
    1988
  • 1986
    San Juan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1983
    San Juan Veterans Affairs Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1983
    Univ Of Pr Sch Of Med
    Medical School
    1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivera

3.9

Based on 38 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
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2 Stars
7.894736842105263%
(3)
1 Star
15.789473684210526%
(6)

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Dr. Rivera is one of the few doctors I have seen over the years who will actually LISTEN. He never rushes anyone out and will stay with you as long as you have questions. He is kind and down to earth. I couldn't have found a better doctor!
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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...Read 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...Read More
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