Banner Cancer Center Specialists - Medical Oncology  

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I care because I know how terrible cancer can be to the patients and their families.

Edgardo Rivera, MD

Specialty:
Breast Cancer, Medical Oncology, Oncology

Locations:
Banner MD Anderson Cancer Center
2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85234
Phone: (480) 256-6444
Fax: (480) 256-4607

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Board certified in medical oncology, Dr. Rivera earned his medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan.

He then completed his internship and residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio before completing his medical oncology fellowship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He continued at MD Anderson as Associate Professor in the Breast Medical Oncology Department and Associate Medical Director of the Nellie B. Connally Breast Center.

A specialist in breast cancer, Dr. Rivera has published extensively in the field of breast cancer and is active in a number of professional organizations. He has also received numerous awards for his commitment to fighting breast cancer.


Interests and Activities:

I enjoy the outdoors, movies, reading, hiking and travel.

Read Dr. Edgardo Rivera’s published articles



Medical School:
University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, San Juan

Internship:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Residency:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Fellowship/Post Graduate Training:
Medical oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Board Certification:
ABIM – Medical Oncology

Specializing in the following Diseases, Conditions, Procedures:
Breast cancer

Awards/Recognitions:
Health and Fitness Magazine “2009 Doctor’s Choice Award”; Fellow, American College of Physicians; Breast Cancer Network of Strength “Unsung Hero Award”; Bristol Myers Squibb Core Behavior Award; Bristol Myers Squibb Award of Distinction; MD Anderson Cancer Center Employee Network “Steps Towards Equality Award”; Pink Ribbon Project Dancers in Motion Against Breast Cancer, Houston, Texas; Leadership Houston Class XXII undergraduate; MD Anderson Outstanding Educator Award; Berlex Oncology Foundation Clinical Fellowship Research Award, Clinical Pharmacology Anticancer Drugs; Clinical Fellows Research Award, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center; Dr. Julio Garcia Diaz Award for Outstanding Academic Performance and Values, Quality, and Integrity, University of Puerto Rico

Affiliations:
American Society of Clinical Oncology; American Association for Cancer Research; Member and Fellow, American College of Physicians; American Medical Association; American Society of Breast Diseases

Language(s):
English, Spanish

Practicing Since:
July, 1996
Banner Cancer Center Specialists - Medical Oncology
2946 E. Banner Gateway Drive
Gilbert, AZ 85234
(480) 256-6444
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