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Tania Rivera, MD

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Dr. Tania Rivera, MD

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Office
9850 Genesee Ave, Ste 850
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Biography

Tania Rivera, MD, is a rheumatologist who specializes in the treatment of connective tissue diseases such as, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren’s syndrome, myositis, vasculitis and scleroderma. She has special interest in ankylosing spondylitis, osteoporosis and fibromyalgia.


Actively involved in clinical research, Dr. Rivera was trained at the New York University Medical School where she participated in research studies focusing on the treatment of lupus nephritis and lupus and pregnancy. Her current research focus includes rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, ankylosing spondylitis and psoriatic arthritis.


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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, 2013
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2012

Medical Education

  • Universidad de Concepcion, MD, 2001

Residencies

  • Beth Israel Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2012
  • Universidad de Chile, Internal Medicine, 2005

Fellowships

  • Hospital for Joint Diseases, Rheumatology, 2009

Research Fellowships

  • Hospital for Joint Diseases, Rheumatology, 2007
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