Enrique J Rivas MD
Cardiologist | Cardiovascular Disease119 Gannett Dr South Portland ME, 04106
Dr. Enrique Rivas is a cardiologist practicing in South Portland, ME. Dr. Rivas specializes in diagnosing, monitoring, and treating diseases or conditions of the heart and blood vessels and the cardiovascular system. These conditions include heart attacks, heart murmurs, coronary heart disease, and hypertension. Dr. Rivas also practices preventative medicine, helping patients maintain a heart-healthy life.
Education and Training
Univ Nac De San Agustin- Prog Acad De Med- Arequipa- Peru 1991
Universidad Nacional De San Agustin, Facultad De Medicina 1989
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Cardiovascular Disease
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