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St Petersburg Outpatient Care Center - Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition of FL PA

601 5th Street South
St Petersburg, FL 33701 map
Phone: 727-822-4300 | Fax: 727-456-1399


Dr. Rivera-Nieves specializes in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition in the Department of Medicine. She sees patients on our main campus in St. Petersburg and at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Outpatient Care, Sarasota. She joined the medical staff in 2020.

Dr. Rivera-Nieves earned her medical degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico. She completed a pre-internship medical program at New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York. She then completed a family medicine internship from Vidant Medical Center, East Carolina University/Brody School of Medicine in Greenville, North Carolina, followed by a pediatric residency in general pediatrics from Vidant Medical Center, East Carolina University/Brody School of Medicine. Dr. Rivera-Nieves also completed a pediatric gastroenterology fellowship from Orlando Health, Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children/University of Florida in Orlando, Florida. more



  • MD; Autonomous Univ of Guadalajar Mexico (2011)


  • Pediatrics; Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University (2015)


  • Pediatric Gastroenterology; UF Health Shands Hospital (2018)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatric Gastroenterology) (2019)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics - General) (2015)


Below you'll find a list of the insurance accepted by specialty physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children's. Please check with your insurance company and the physician's office before your child's visit to verify coverage and referral requirements.

Inclusion of a certain health plan on the list below does not guarantee that all services, locations or physicians are covered by your insurance company. Benefit plan design, credentialing and network criteria may limit coverage. The acceptance of certain plains may change occasionally and this page may not be immediately updated.

  • United (Commercial)
  • Multiplan (Commercial)
  • Simply Healthcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Cigna Health Care (Commercial)
  • Aetna (Commercial)
  • Humana (Medicaid)
  • Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
  • Sunshine State/Wellcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Gulf Coast Provider Network (Commercial)
  • Avmed (Commercial)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Vivida Health
  • BCBS FL (Commercial)
  • United Community Plan (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Florida Medicaid
  • Humana Commercial
  • Florida Medicaid

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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