Dr. Tania Rivera, MD

Dr. Tania Rivera, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Tania Rivera, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Escondido, CA and has been practicing for 9 years. She graduated from Universidad De Concepcion, Chile in 2001 and specializes in rheumatology.

215 S Hickory St Ste 114

Escondido, CA 92025

Contact Information

(858) 336-2810

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
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Background Check

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

Treatment Frequency
Limb Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Limb Pain more than 95% of her peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 95% of her peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Arthritis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rivera treats Arthritis more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Rivera treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Gout
  • Allergic Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Midfoot
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Arthritis of the Toe
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Crystalline Arthritis
  • Gout
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Infectious Arthritis
  • Juvenile Gout
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Elbow
  • Osteoarthritis of Finger Joint
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoarthritis of Toe
  • Osteoarthritis of Wrist
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Seronegative Arthritis
  • Spondylarthritis
  • Wear & Tear Arthritis

Dr. Rivera's conditions and procedures:

Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arthritis
Arthrocentesis
Autoimmune Diseases
Bone Disorders
Bursa Injection
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chondrocalcinosis
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand Conditions
Injection of Tendon
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lupus
Malaise and Fatigue
Muscle Weakness
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hands
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polymyositis
Psoriatic Arthritis
Pulmonary Disease
Raynaud's Disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Shoulder Disorders
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Systemic Sclerosis
Temporal Arteritis
Tendon and Bursa Injection
Trigger Finger
Vascular Disease
Vasculitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

We devote our attention to preventing and treating painful conditions. We remain current on advances in rheumatologic diseases in order to deliver the most appropriate and compassionate care to our patients. We create a customized treatment plan just for you.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

  • 2009
    New York University School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    2009
  • 2009
    Beth Israel Medical Center-Petrie Campus
    Residency Hospital
    2009
  • 2009
    Beth Israel Medical Center-Petrie Campus
    Internship Hospital
    2009
  • 2001
    Universidad De Concepcion, Chile
    Medical School
    2001

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivera

3.9

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
70.96774193548387%
(22)
4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
25.806451612903224%
(8)

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Dr Rivera was great!! She was Friendly, Professional, and Knowledgeable...really everything you want in a doctor. She answered all of our questions and even took the extra time to go over several different options and treatment plans so we could decide which was best for me. I would defiantly...Read More
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Dr. Rivera, has a great bed side matter, she very polite, and she explained her thought about my condition, in a understanding matter, which mean, even I could understand, I did not leave the office wondering what was my visit about, and that mean a lot to me, she prescribe a medicine, with coupons...Read More
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She didn’t not care my health, she was always worried to give me biológics, when I told her that I didn’t want more medicine that I will take care my self with diet and nutural supplements, but I still need her to do my blood text to see my progress because I was feeling so good on my natural...Read More
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I've had an incredible experience being treated by Dr. Rivera. She is one of the most experienced and knowledgeable rheumatologist that I have ever met. My back pain is 80% relieved just 3 months after starting treatment, and I'm able to do many activities that I simply couldn't prior to treatment....Read More
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Horrible experience. She would not listen to all of my concerns even during the establishing care appointment. She schedules her appointments 15-30 minutes apart so she shoves you out of the room as fast as she can. She charges a fee for every document she completes and refuses to do it in office...Read More
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