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Specialty

Internal Medicine

Language(s) Spoken

English; Spanish

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

April 2005

Accepting New Patients?

Yes

​​​Professional Background

After earning his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston in 2001, Carlos Rivera, M.D. completed his Internal Medicine internship and residency at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. ​​

​My philosophy on patient care is to treat the patient with respect, to make the patient feel as if they are being listened to – that’s very important. The patient, you known, has the vulnerability when they come in and their relying on us to help guide them. The patient is first and we do what we can to help them out.

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Awards & Recognitions

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA)
Dr. Rivera has been recognized with a presti​gious national certification for excellence in carin​g for diabetic patients, awarded by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Certification through NCQA’s national Diabetes Recognition Program comes after a comprehensive, individualized review process to verify a physician’s adherence to national standards of excellence in caring for patients diagnosed with diabetes.

  • Dr. Carlos Rivera has been nationally recognized by the NCQA for excellence in diabetes, as well as heart and stroke care.​
  • Dr. Rivera was recently voted as a "rising star" by his peers ​for Texas Super Doctors.