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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Marcelo Rivera is Excellent. Dr. Rivera has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Integrative Holistic Medicine

Education & Awards

Dr. Rivera graduated from Rush Medical College, Chicago. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2014)


Dr. Rivera has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Palomar Medical Center 
  • Pomerado Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Marcelo Renan Rivera MD is a male Internist, has 35 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine.
Where does Dr. Marcelo R. Rivera practice?
Dr. Marcelo Rivera has 3 office locations.
Dr. Marcelo Rivera practices Internal Medicine near Poway, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Ramona, CA.
See Poway Internists.