Sylvia Rivera, nurse practitioner brings to St. Joseph Health Medical Group over 16 years of experience providing obstetrical, gynecological and primary care. Ms. Rivera is a doctorate of nursing practice having graduated from Chamberlain College of Nursing in April of 2015.
Sylvia Rivera has worked as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner for over 20 years. She established her own successful practice in Southern California, and also worked on a mobile unit providing primary care services to those that were uninsured. Her passion for providing health care led her to a doctorate degree, and extending her patient care by obtaining a secondary specialty in adult/gerontology. She is also able to communicate in Spanish.
Schools: Harbor UCLA, Chamberlain College of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Boston.
- On-stress testing
- Management of gestational diabetes
- Well woman exams
- Gestational diabetes
- Preterm labor and contractions
- Pre-diabetes, diabetes I and II
- Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
- Pelvic pain
- Endometrial biopsies
- Birth control-IUDs