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Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Richard Rivera, M.D. View profile as PDF

Clinical Interests

Dr. Rivera has clinical interests in geriatric anesthesia and difficult airway management.

Title:

Clinical Professor

Specialty:

Anesthesiology

Department:

Anesthesiology

Division:

General Anesthesiology

Address/Phone:

UC Davis Medical Center
2315 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 800-800--2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284)

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Education:

M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, 1978
B.S., UC Riverside, Riverside, California, 1974

Internships:

University of California, Los Angeles - VA Hospital, Sepulveda, California, 1979

Residency:

University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, 1981

Board Certifications:

American Board of Anesthesiology, 1984

Professional Memberships:

American Society of Anesthesiologists
California Society of Anesthesiologists
Society for Education in Anesthesia

Select Recent Publications:

2008 Rivera R, Antognini J. Geriatric Anesthesia Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics. Anesthesiology, (May) 1176-81.

To see if Richard Rivera is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).