Alberto R. Rivera, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, an Emergency Physician with Flagler Hospital

Get to know Emergency Physician Dr. Alberto R. Rivera, who serves patients in St. Augustine, Florida.

Dr. Rivera, a board-certified emergency physician, has over four decades of experience in his field. At present, he can be found on staff at Flagler Hospital in St. Augustine, Florida.

Flagler Health+ is a total care enterprise aimed at advancing the physical, social, and economic health of Northeast Florida communities. It is an extension of Flagler Hospital, which has a 130 year legacy of caring for the community. The 335-bed hospital has been named among America’s 100 Best hospitals out of nearly 4,500 nationwide. Flagler Hospital has also earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from the Joint Commission for primary stroke care centers, national accreditation for its total hip and total knee replacement programs, accreditation from the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer, and Center of Excellence designation for its bariatric surgery center.

In regards to his educational background, Dr. Rivera attended and graduated with his medical degree from Cayetano Heredia University in Lima, Peru. Upon relocating to the United States, he went on to complete his residency in internal medicine at Raritan Bay Medical Center in New Jersey.

A Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and a Fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine, the doctor is board-certified in emergency medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine, which is a not-for-profit organization that certifies emergency physicians who meet its educational, professional, and examination standards.

Emergency medicine, also known as accident and emergency medicine, is the medical specialty concerned with the care of illnesses or injuries requiring immediate medical attention. An emergency physician is a physician who works at an emergency department to care for acutely ill or injured patients. They care for unscheduled and undifferentiated patients of all ages.

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