Miguel A. Rivera, M.D.


  • Associates of Science (A.S.): Community College of the Air Force, Maxwell AFB, AL
  • Bachelors of Science (B.S.): University of the State of New York
  • Medical Degree: University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Internship: University of South Florida
  • Residency: University of South Florida – Department of Otolaryngology

Awards and Honors

  • Florida Otolaryngologist of the Year, Network of Florida Otolaryngologists, 2013
  • House Staff of the Year, University of South Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center, 2000
  • Dean’s Scholar Award, University of Nevada School of Medicine, 1998
  • Vice President and Junior elect Alpha Omega Alpha, Nevada Chapter, 1997
  • Fellow Arthur Ashe Program in AIDS Research at the Harvard AIDS Institute, 1997
  • L.M.N. Bach Achievement Award in Physiology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, 1996
  • Ciba-Geigy Community Service Award, University of Nevada School of Medicine, 1996
  • National Medical Fellowships and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Fellowship in Academic Medicine, Princeton, NJ, 1996
  • Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc. Research Excellence Award, Western Section of the American Federation for Clinical Research, & Western Society for Clinical Investigation, 1996
  • U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal, 554 Medical Group, Nellis AFB, NV, 1993
  • Honor Graduate, Leadership School, Nellis AFB, NV, 1993
  • U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal, Wiesbaden Regional Medical Center, Germany, 1991
  • Honor Graduate, Non-Commission Officer Preparatory School, LAS, Germany, 1989

Professional Affiliations


Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English


Dr. Rivera’s interests lie in pediatric E.N.T., thyroid surgery, allergy, and sinus surgery including in-office balloon sinus dilation.

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