Sylvia A. Rivera, NP

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Spanish, English
3200 Walford Avenue
Eureka, CA 95503
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

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

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Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group
  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Education & Training
    • College
      Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - 2015
    • Master of Science Nursing (MSN) - 2003
    • College
      Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) - 2001
  • Biography



    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
    • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    • California Coalition of Nurse Practitioners
    • Women‚Äôs Health Care Nurse Practitioner Association