Dr. Rowena Engracia Rivera, MD

Pediatric NeurologyFemaleAge 57

Dr. Rowena Engracia Rivera, MD is a Pediatric Neurology Specialist in Charleston, WV and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rivera has more experience with Neurodevelopmental Disorders than other specialists in her area. She graduated from University of Santo Tomas medical school in 1989. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Rivera to book an appointment.

Dr. Rivera

Charleston Area Medical Center Inc.

800 Pennsylvania Ave Charleston, WV 25302

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Neurodevelopmental Disorders

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Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anxiety
  • Ataxia
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response Test
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Compound Muscle Action Potential (CMAP) Scan
  • Concussion
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Confusion
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dissociative Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Evoked Potential Test
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Grip and-or Muscle Group Pull Test
  • Head CT Scan
  • Headache
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • ImPACT Testing
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Insomnia
  • Low Back Pain
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Migraine
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nystagmus
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Testing
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Quantitative Sensory Test (QST)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep-Walking
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sudoscan
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tension Headache
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wada Test

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I was accompanied by my 12 year old sibling (with severe anxiety) and Dr. Rivera expressed fustration as she used a stress ball and asked her to leave to the waiting area. Dr. Rivera claimed it was a distraction. Unacceptable behavior from a PEDIATRIC nuerologist. I became uncomfortable so I stated that I would be switching nuerologists, and she said, "fine with me." I waited months to get a nuerology appointment just to deal with an unprofessional woman, and had to wait more after switching.
What went well
  • Wait times
What could be improved
  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Mount Joy, PA – Mar 30, 2018
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About Me


Dr. Rowena Engracia Rivera, MD is a Pediatric Neurology Specialist in Charleston, WV and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Rivera...Read more


  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Epilepsy
  • Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology


University of Santo Tomas
Medical School


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Dr. Rivera frequently treats Neurodevelopmental Disorders. See all practice areas where Dr. Rivera specializes.

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Dr. Rivera's office is located at 800 Pennsylvania Ave, Charleston, WV 25302. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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