Dr. Juan J. Rivera is a board certified Internist and Cardiologist, who trained at Johns Hopkins University Hospital. He specializes in the prevention, early detection and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
He serves as a reviewer for most of the major peer-reviewed scientific Cardiology journals and has published extensively in the area of Cardiovascular Prevention. He was the Chief Medical Correspondent for Telemundo/NBC Network from 2009-2013 with weekly appearances on Telemundo’s national shows “Al Rojo Vivo” and/or “Noticiero Telemundo”. On February 2013, Dr. Rivera was named the Chief Medical Correspondent for Univision Network as well as the new channel Fusion = ABC + Univision. He has appearances on Noticiero Univision, Primer Impacto, Despierta America and Al Punto. He also has an alternative medicine show on Fusion, “Strange Medicine”, and the Spanish version on Univison “Medicina Desconocida”. He is also the host of “Cita con tu Salud”, a once a week 30 minutes health news show, which airs every Sunday on Univision. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Columbia University New York, NY, and hold a voluntary academic appointment in the Department of Medicine at John Hopkins University. In May 2012, Dr. Rivera was named Director of Cardiovascular Prevention of Mount Sinai Hospital Miami Beach. Dr. Rivera has a monthly column on People en Español.
He has a morning radio health segment every Friday at 8AM on the Enrique Santos show, a Univision syndicated radio show that reaches millions of Hispanics in more than 10 cities in the U.S.
Dr. Rivera has his private practice at Mount Sinai Miami Beach, phone 305-604-1922.