Dr. Rivera earned a bachelor's degree in biology from the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez campus before she moved to Michigan where she attended MSU- College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she moved to the Metro Detroit area where she worked 5 years as an emergency doctor. Dr. Rivera joined our Banfield Southfield team in August 2016. On her time off, she likes to be outdoors and hike, read books, travel and hang out with her friends. She is bilingual, and has an interest in emergency medicine and cows.