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Sylvia A. Rivera, NP

Sylvia A. Rivera, NP

(707) 443-3833
Primary Specialties
  • Women and Adult Health
  • Gerontology
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group
  • Additional Languages Spoken

Primary Office

2280 Harrison Ave.,
Suite K
Eureka, CA 95501
(707) 443-3833
(707) 443-7327

Secondary Office

3200 Walford Ave.
Eureka, CA 95503
(707) 445-3443
(707) 445-1848

Physician Bio

Sylvia Rivera, nurse practitioner brings to St. Joseph Health Medical Group over 16 years of experience providing obstetrical, gynecological and primary care. Ms. Rivera is a doctorate of nursing practice having graduated from Chamberlain College of Nursing in April of 2015.

Sylvia Rivera has worked as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner for over 20 years. She established her own successful practice in Southern California, and also worked on a mobile unit providing primary care services to those that were uninsured. Her passion for providing health care led her to a doctorate degree, and extending her patient care by obtaining a secondary specialty in adult/gerontology. She is also able to communicate in Spanish.

Schools: Harbor UCLA, Chamberlain College of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Boston.

Certification: ANCC


  • On-stress testing
  • Management of gestational diabetes
  • Well woman exams

Conditions Treated

  • Gestational diabetes
  • Preterm labor and contractions
  • Hypertension
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Pre-diabetes, diabetes I and II
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Amenorrhea
  • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  • Infertility
  • Pelvic pain
  • Endometrial biopsies
  • Birth control-IUDs
  • Nexplanon


  • College:
    Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) , Chamberlain College of Nursing - 2015
  • Master of Science Nursing (MSN) , University of Massachusetts-Adult/Gerontology - 2003
  • College:
    Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) , Harbor UCLA-Women’s Health - 2001


  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • California Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
  • Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner Association