M. Patricia Rivera

M. Patricia Rivera


(1981) Pace University 
New York NY
Summa cum laude

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

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

(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

To schedule an appointment, please call:
UNC Pulmonary Clinic: 984-974-5703
UNC Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Clinic: 919-843-8738

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


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