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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (3)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard Rivera, Pediatrician, is Good. Dr. Rivera has been reviewed by 12 patients who have provided 3 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.8
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Specialties & Research

Dr. Richard Rivera, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Education & Awards

Dr. Rivera graduated from The University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas. He has 4 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Rivera has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Children's Medical Center of Dallas 
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Plano 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Richard Arthur Rivera MD is a male Pediatrician, has 32 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics and Pediatric Adolescent Medicine.
Where does Dr. Richard A. Rivera practice?
Dr. Richard Rivera has 1 office location.
Dr. Richard Rivera practices Pediatrics and Pediatric Adolescent Medicine near Carrollton, TX.
See Carrollton Pediatricians.