Professional Biographies

Sean Rivera, MD, Lead Physician

Primary Specialty: Ophthalmology

Years With Optum: 5


Average Star Rating:

(958 patient ratings)





Education:
  • Undergrad School: Wheaton College - B.A. Spanish
  • Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine - M.D.
  • Internships: Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Minnesota Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences
Languages:
English, Spanish
Certifications:

ACLS
Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Organization(s):
American Academy of Ophthalmology 
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American Medical Association 
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
About:
In his spare time Dr. Rivera enjoys experiencing the outdoors of New Mexico with his family through biking,  running, and hiking.  He also enjoys cooking and eating New Mexican cuisine. Additionally, Dr. Rivera's interest in international medicine has taken him to El Salvador and Colombia for medical missions.

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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Oct 22, 2020

Dr. Rivera is outstanding at listening, and clearly explaining what I needed to understand.

- Verified Patient


Oct 22, 2020

He explained everything good. He cared. He cared and explained. Yes I will.

- Verified Patient


Oct 15, 2020

I was very pleased with the information that was shared with me by Dr. Rivera and Christy. I would recommend Optum and Dr. Rivera for any eye issues!

- Verified Patient


Oct 15, 2020

the Dr and his assistant's are very professional and comforting, they made sure I was aware of the procedures and made me feel at ease!

- Verified Patient


Oct 10, 2020

All staff was very considerate and informative. Dr. Rivera is a keen listeners and involved me in treatment plan. Very considerate of my concerns.

- Verified Patient


Oct 09, 2020

Dr Rivera is outstanding across the board and with his Medical Tech (Fred), they are a credit to Optum

- Verified Patient


Oct 09, 2020

don't need care provider

- Verified Patient


Oct 07, 2020

everything was explained very well and there was no pressure to do a particular procedure

- Verified Patient


Oct 06, 2020

Dr Rivera attentively listen on my concerns about my eyes. He prescribe a new medication and gave free sample for my dry eyes. I will have a follow appointment.

- Verified Patient


Oct 01, 2020

Fred was very professional & helpful performing all vision tests & answering my questions.

- Verified Patient

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