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Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 74
Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD
3.4 (16 Ratings)

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Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD is an Internist in Poway, CA.
Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD
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Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 74
Poway, CA
Accepting new patients
48 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD is an Internist in Poway, CA.
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Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD is an Internist in Poway, CA and has 48 years experience. They graduated from Rush Medical College in 1976 and completed a residency at Rush Medical College.They currently practice at Seaside Foot & Ankle and are affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido. At present, Dr. Rivera received an average rating of 3.4/5 from patients and has been reviewed 16 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Rivera also speaks Spanish. Dr. Rivera is board certified in Internal Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

Offers Telehealth

This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule.

Locations

  1. 1 Office
    15644 Pomerado Rd Ste 300, Poway, CA 92064

Experience and Background Check

Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Wellness Examination
Abdominal Pain
Actinic Keratosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anosmia
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Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Atrophic Vaginitis
Back Pain
Balanitis
Balanoposthitis
Bladder Infection
Bronchitis
Bronchospasm
Bursitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cold Sore
Common Cold
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Diverticulitis
Diverticulosis
Dizziness
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Familial Hypercholesterolemia
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Fungal Nail Infection
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gout
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Hair Loss
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Hip Sprain
Hives
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Hydrocele
Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypoglycemia
Hypogonadism
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Influenza (Flu)
Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Jock Itch
Joint Pain
Kidney Infection
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytopenia
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lyme Disease
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Motion Sickness
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Nausea
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Neck Muscle Strain
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Overactive Bladder
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Pharyngitis
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Pneumonia
Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Potassium Deficiency
Prostatitis
Radiculopathy
Rash
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Raynaud's Disease
Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scurvy
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Seborrheic Dermatitis
Shortness of Breath
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Sinus Tachycardia
Sleep Apnea
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Stye
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Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Testicular Dysfunction
Thyroid Goiter
Tremor
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Urinary Incontinence
Urinary Stones
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Infection
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wheezing
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Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Immunization Administration

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rivera
3.4
Based on 16 Reviews
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1 Star (5)

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Nov 07, 2023
I had a appointment with Dr. Rivera and was very nervous ( thats just how I am) but within 60 seconds into our appointment he made me feel very comfortable and was very kind , understanding, and easy to talk to. I am very pleased he is my PCP.
Kathleen Drake — Nov 07, 2023
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About Me

Biography
  • Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD is an internist in Poway, CA and has over 47 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Rush Medical College in 1976. He specializes in Internal Medicine.
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Languages Spoken
Spanish
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Specialties*
Internal Medicine
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Education

Medical Education

Medical Education
  • Rush Medical College
    1976
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Rush Medical College
    1977
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Rush Medical College
    1979
Residency Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Rivera's profile.

Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD is affiliated with Palomar Medical Center Escondido, Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido.

Yes, Dr. Marcelo Rivera, MD holds board certification in Internal Medicine.

Dr. Rivera has over 48 years of healthcare experience.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Palomar Medical Center Escondido

    2185 Citracado Pkwy, Escondido, CA

  • Palomar Medical Center Poway

    15615 Pomerado Rd, Poway, CA

  • Palomar Medical Center Downtown Escondido

    555 E Valley Pkwy, Escondido, CA

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