Practice Contact Information
45 EXCHANGE DRIVE
SC- SOUTH CAROLINA
Areas of Interest in Head and Neck Surgery
Head and Neck Research, Head and Neck Surgeon
Dr. Rivera is certified in general surgery by theAmerican Board of Surgery (ABS).
She completed an internship and general surgery residency at the University of
Nevada in Las Vegas, NV, where she also served as a general surgery research resident.
Dr. Rivera also completed a fellowship in head and neck surgery at Roswell Park
Cancer Institute in Buffalo, NY. She holds a medical degree from Yale University
School of Medicine in New Haven, CT, and an undergraduate degree in chemistry
from SUNY Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY.
Dr. Rivera has been published in peer-reviewed journals, including Surgical Infections,
Vascular, and the Journal of the American College of Surgeons. She has presented at
national meetings on a variety of topics including robotic surgery and melanoma.
Dr. Rivera’s clinical focus is on improving quality of life in patients who have
undergone major head and neck resection. Her research interests include creating
software for improving post-operative monitoring and creating streamlined clinical
pathways for the treatment of head and neck cancer patients.