Dr. Tania Rivera, MD

Dr. Tania Rivera, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 42
(25)
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Dr. Tania Rivera, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Escondido, CA. She is 42 years old and has been practicing for 9 years.

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
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Arthritis
high
more than 85% of peers
Raynaud's Disease
normal
more than 84% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rivera "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."
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dry Eyes
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

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Procedures

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Bursa Injection
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rivera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rivera to family and friends
4.0
based on 25 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Rivera's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

in San Diego, CA |
She is a committed physician to her patient. I recommend her without reservation. Staff is wonderful and always accessible.
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Dr Rivera was recommended by a friend. She is so professional, warm and honest, she took the time to really "see" me, explained her recommendations clearly and steered me away from procedures and products she felt were inappropriate for me at this time. Great staff, lovely offices. I highly...more
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San Diego, CA |
Dr. RIvera is by far the best Doctor I have ever met. Shee is very thorough, she really took her time during my husbands first appointment. I feel very confident in her diagnosis and treatment plan ant I sincerely can't thank her enough. There isn't enough room to express how much we both truly...more
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in San Diego, CA |
Very excited about the treatment with Dr Rivera .Office was very Nice. Friendly, caring and professional . She takes time to listen. I would recommend her to my friends.
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This MD motivation is money. Doesn't care about patient. $50.00 to complete FMLA paperwork.Hospitalized and used 2 days she "allowed" so she refused to see me again. MONEY is her motivation. This is straight from the paperwork you sign if you want to see her "Phone calls: You will be charged for...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rivera accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
  • MultiPlan
  • QualCare
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Rivera has admitting privileges

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego
4077 5th Ave
San Diego, CA 92103
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