M. Patricia Rivera

M. Patricia Rivera

Degrees

B.S.
(1981) Pace University 
New York NY
Summa cum laude

M.D.
(1985) State U. of NY at Stony Brook
Stony Brook NY

Internship and Residency
(1985-1988) Internal Medicine
North Shore University Hospital
Manhasset NY

Fellowship
(1988-1989; 1990-1992)
Pulmonary Medicine
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York NY

Chief Resident
(1989-1990) Internal Medicine
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
New York NY

Academic Title:
Professor of Medicine

Office: 4126 Bioinformatics
Phone: 919-966-2531
Fax: 919-966-7013

Email: patricia_rivera@med.unc.edu

Patients:
To schedule an appointment, please call:
UNC Pulmonary Clinic: 919-966-7933
UNC Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Clinic: 919-843-8738
UNC Rex Pulmonary: 919-784-5650

Research Interests:

  1. Care of patients with lung cancer, immunocompromised hosts.
  2. Fluorescence bronchoscopy and molecular characterization of abnormal bronchial lesions
  3. Novel approaches for early detection of lung cancer in high-risk patients

Publications:

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