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Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology* Age 62
Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD
2.0 (4 Ratings)

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Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Paterson, NJ.
Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD
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Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD

Pediatric Gastroenterology* Age 62
Paterson, NJ
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Paterson, NJ.

About

Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD is a Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialist in Paterson, NJ and has 37 years experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF THE EAST / RAMON MAGSAYSAY MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Penn Medicine Princeton Health, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center and St. Mary's General Hospital. At present, Dr. Rivera-Penera received an average rating of 2.0/5 from patients and has been reviewed 4 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Rivera-Penera also speaks Spanish. Dr. Rivera-Penera is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Experience Check

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Constipation
Manometry
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Constipation
Manometry
ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
Abdominal Pain
Diarrhea
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Duodenitis
Dysphagia
Esophagitis
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
Lactose Intolerance
Nausea
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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
Ulcerative Colitis
Unexplained Weight Loss
Vomiting Disorders
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Acute Gastritis
All Types of Food Poisoning
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
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Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Bile Duct Obstruction
Celiac Disease
Chronic Gastritis
Cirrhosis
Colorectal Cancer
Colorectal Polyp
Congenital Achalasia
Congenital Anomaly Esophagus
Crohn's Disease
Cystic Fibrosis
Dehydration
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Diffuse Esophageal Spasm
Duodenal Ulcer
Dysentery
E. coli Food Poisoning
Enteritis
Eosinophilic Esophagitis
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Esophageal Ulcer
Esophageal Varices
Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
Food Allergy
Food Poisoning
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gastroptosis
Heartburn
Hemorrhoids
Hepatitis B - Immune Response
Hepatitis C
Hiatal Hernia
Ileus
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Indigestion
Infectious Diarrheal Disease
Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Malabsorption Carbohydrate
Intestinal Ulcer
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jaundice
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Malnutrition
Meckel's Diverticulum
Non-Neonatal Jaundice
Pancreatitis
Pelvic Abscess
Potassium Deficiency
Proctoptosis
Rectal Prolapse
Reflux Esophagitis
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenomegaly
Viral Enteritis
Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin_Deficiency
Colon Cancer Screening
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer Screening
Gallbladder Scan
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Impedance Testing
Liver Biopsy
Liver Function Test
pH Probe
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Ultrasound, Endoanal
Ultrasound, Esophageal
VAP Lipid Testing
Wireless pH Testing

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  • AWH NJ Choice MultiTier - Maximum Savings POS II
    AWH NJ Choice MultiTier - Standard Savings POS II
    AWH NJ Choice MultiTier POS II
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network APCN Choice (OAMC) POS II
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
    Savings Plus of Metro, NY
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    Local Value Network POS Plus
    Regional Preferred POS Plus
  • Blue Card High Performance Network HPN
    Blue Card PPO
    High Performance Network - Tiered HPN
  • National EPO
  • Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Flex Connecticut EPO
  • HIP Prime HMO
  • Blue Acess Employer Sponsored
    Blue Priority NY EPO
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • BluePPO HSA PPO
    SimplyBlue/Simply Blue Plus PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • BCBS PPO
    Blue High Performance Network
    myBlue Access EPO
  • Direct Access PPO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
    Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    OMNIA - Tier1 EPO
    OMNIA HMO
  • Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice POS
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Health Plan EPO
  • Oscar Circle EPO
  • Freedom
  • Choice Plus POS
    Medica Choice
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    Nexus Open Access
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Locations

  1. 1 St Josephs Regional Medical Center
    11 Getty Ave, Paterson, NJ 07503
  2. 2 Columbia Anesthesia Associates LLC
    30 W Century Rd, Paramus, NJ 07652
  3. 3 Mrimaging of Wayne
    1350 State Route 23, Wayne, NJ 07470
  4. 4 St. Joseph's University Medical Center
    703 Main St, Paterson, NJ 07503

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Languages Spoken
Spanish
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Specialties*
Pediatric Gastroenterology
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • UNIVERSITY OF THE EAST / RAMON MAGSAYSAY MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER
    1987
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Rivera-Penera's profile.

Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD is affiliated with Good Samaritan Hospital, Penn Medicine Princeton Health, Saint Joseph's University Medical Center and St. Mary's General Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Maria Rivera-Penera, MD holds board certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Good Samaritan Hospital

    255 Lafayette Ave, Suffern, NY

  • Penn Medicine Princeton Health

    1 Plainsboro Rd, Plainsboro, NJ

  • Saint Joseph's University Medical Center

    703 Main St, Paterson, NJ

  • St. Mary's General Hospital

    350 Boulevard, Passaic, NJ