Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Mr. Rivera has a diverse background in treating different populations. He is originally from Los Angeles, California, and has served in the military for six years. Upon exiting, Mr. Rivera moved to Puerto Rico to pursue a medical career where he obtained his bachelor’s degree in Nursing at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico. He then earned his Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Puerto Rico, where he specialized in surgery.

After a decade of practice Trauma Surgery, he enrolled in a Post-Graduated Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program at the University of Cincinnati. For the last three years, he has gained significant satisfaction working with Veterans and Post-Traumatic Disorders. Mr. Rivera bilingual (English-Spanish), he is hugely passionate about his desire and ability to help others. With 11 years of clinical working experience, he is now part of the Compass Counseling team and will bring his enthusiasm for serving the Central Florida community.