Dr. Rivas completed his pediatric internship and pediatric residency at the UMDNJ-University Hospital/Children's Hospital of New Jersey (Currently Rutgers-Medical School) in 1992. He started his practice in Austin, TX in 1993 and remained there for 13 years before moving to Gonzales, TX in 2006. He has extensive experience in the care of complicated and healthy newborns as well as hospital and ambulatory care of children and adolescents up to the age of 21 years old. Beyond taking care of the whole spectrum of pediatrics he has special interests in Dermatology, Asthma/Allergies, Infectous Diseases and critically ill newborns and infants.
Vision: We want to enhance the healthcare experience of our patients and their families by delivering care in the most convenient, timely, welcoming and effective manner and setting.
Philosophy: We love this community and we are committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do by offering quality care through advance treatment, compassionate support and full family participation and communication.