Dr. Tania Rivera

Dr. Tania Rivera, MD
Dr. Tania Rivera, MD


  • Rheumatology

Areas of Expertise

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology
9850 Genesee Ave, Ste 560
La Jolla, CA 92037 US

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English


A member of the American College of Rheumatology and American College of Physicians, Dr. Tania Rivera specializes in the treatment of connective tissue diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, Sjogren’s syndrome, myositis, vasculitis, and scleroderma.

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. She has special interest in osteoporosis, Lyme disease and fibromyalgia.

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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


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


  • Hospital for Joint Diseases, Rheumatology, 2009

Research Fellowships

  • Hospital for Joint Diseases, Rheumatology, 2007
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