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Internist, Gastroenterologist (digestive)
12 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joffre Rivera is Good. Dr. Rivera has been reviewed by 19 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
Promptness 3.9
Courteous Staff 3.9
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.6
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.6

Specialties & Research

Dr. Joffre Rivera, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Constipation
  • Hepatitis C
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Education & Awards

Dr. Rivera graduated from University of Puerto Rico, San Juan. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Lakeland, FL


Dr. Rivera has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Lakeland Regional Medical Center 
  • Watson Clinic 
  • Lakeland Surgical & Diagnostic Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joffre Regner Rivera MD is a male Internist, has 12 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology.
Where does Dr. Joffre R. Rivera practice?
Dr. Joffre Rivera has 1 office location.
Dr. Joffre Rivera practices Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology near Lakeland, FL.
See Lakeland Internists and Lakeland Gastroenterologists.