Dr. Rivera has clinical interests in geriatric anesthesia and difficult airway management.
M.D., UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles CA 1978
B.S., UC Riverside, Riverside CA 1974
Anesthesiology, UCLA-Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles CA 1979-1981
American Board of Anesthesiology, 1984
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.