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Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
5.0 (3)
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17 years of experience

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Overview of Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD

Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD is a Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Specialist in New Milford, CT. They specialize in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, has 17 years of experience, and is board certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. They graduated from UNIV OF PR SCH OF MED and is affiliated with Danbury Hospital.

Dr. Rivera works at New Milford Hospital in New Milford, CT with other offices in Danbury, CT. They frequently treat conditions like ADHD and-or ADD, Anxiety and Psychosis Due to Mental Illness along with other conditions at varying frequencies. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Rivera's Office Locations

  1. 1
    New Milford Hospital
    23 Poplar St, New Milford, CT 06776 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (860) 354-3762
  2. 2
    Lori J. Ferguson, LCSW, LLC
    36 Mill Plain Rd Ste 212, Danbury, CT 06811 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (475) 289-2202

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  • Danbury Hospital

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    Jun 07, 2019
    We loved Dr. Rivera - she worked with my son who had ADHD and anxiety - she gave his suggestions on how to handle himself in school when he felt anxious - was so kind and understanding- Loved her - best around
    Mother of 3 in Carmel — Jun 07, 2019
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    About Dr. Kathleen Rivera, MD

    Specialties
    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 17 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1821281619
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Yale University, Psychiatry and The Law
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • U Conn Health Ctr
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • UNIV OF PR SCH OF MED
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Rivera has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Rivera has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Rivera has seen patients for ADHD and-or ADD, Anxiety and Psychosis Due to Mental Illness, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Rivera on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    3 patients have reviewed Dr. Rivera. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Rivera.

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