Dr. Maria Teresa Rivera-Penera MD is a female Pediatric Gastroenterologist, has 23 years of experience and practices in Pediatric Gastroenterology.
Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera has 6 office locations.
South Paterson
Sjrmc - Pediatric Gastroenterology
11 Getty Ave
Paterson, NJ 07503

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera is Good. Dr. Rivera-Penera has been reviewed by 14 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.6
  • Currently 2.6 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.4
  • Currently 3.4 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 2.6
  • Currently 2.6 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
  • Currently 3.6 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.25 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.6
  • Currently 3.6 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.8
  • Currently 2.8 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Education & Awards

Dr. Rivera-Penera graduated from University Of The East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Quezon.


Dr. Rivera-Penera has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • St Josephs Hospital-Cmc 
  • Saint Clares Health System Denville 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Rivera-Penera accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • HIP Health Plan of New York - 2 plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey - 2 plans
  • AMERIGROUP - 3 plans
  • Healthfirst - 1 plan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans


  • Greek
  • Tagalog

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Maria T. Rivera-Penera practice?
Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera practices Pediatric Gastroenterology near Paterson, NJ.
Additional practice locations include: Fairfield, NJ and Rochelle Park, NJ.
See Paterson Pediatric Specialists.