Richard Rivera, M.D.

Specialties

Anesthesiology

Department

Anesthesiology

Title

  • Clinical Professor
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).

Patient Support Services Building

4150 V St., Suite 1200
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-734-5028

Additional Phone Numbers

Phone: 916-734-5031
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Clinical Interests

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

Division

General Anesthesiology

Education

M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 1978

B.S., UC Riverside, Riverside CA 1974

Residency

Anesthesiology, UCLA-Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 1979-1981

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

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