stomach doctor for children in Clearwater Florida
Dr. Eileen Rivera St. Petersburg Florida
About Eileen Rivera, M.D.
Dr. Eileen Rivera

Dr. Eileen Rivera's primary GI office location is St. Petersburg Florida.

She also sees patients in our GI office at All Children's Hospital.



  • Successful experience in Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Liver Biopsy, Rectal and Esophageal Motility, Rectal Suction Biopsy, pH/Impedance Studies, and Capsule Endoscopy.
  • Dedicated, hard working individual with the interpersonal communications skills to work at all levels of the organization.
  • Exceptional teaching skills with residents and medical students.
  • Works well in teams or individually to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Special interest in obesity and nutrition.
  1. New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY                                       Graduated in May of 2005
  2. Medical Degree
  3. Brown University, Providence, RI                                                    Graduated in May of 2000
  4. Bachelor of Arts in Biology
  5. Bachelor of Arts in Psychology  

Pediatric Board Certified   

Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY                                                   07/2008 – 6/2011

Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship.Responsible for both inpatient and outpatient care.

  • Provided medical care for hundreds of patients with diverse gastrointestinal medical conditions.
  • Involved in the direct management of the inpatients on the GI service as well as inpatient consults.
  • Lead the instruction of the GI team in the use and interpretation of pH/impedance studies.
  • Performed hundreds of procedures in the endoscopy suite.
  • Passionate about teaching residents and medical students.
  • Attended annual conferences to stay current with the most up to date recommendations.


Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY                                           

Pediatric Residency. Responsible for the direct care of inpatient and outpatient services.

  • Responsible for the care and management of the 60-bed ward service patients, 18- bed Pediatric ICU, including a 4-bed cardiac care unit, 50-bed Neonatal ICU, very active Pediatric Emergency Department, and Well Baby Nursery patients.
  • Provided care in a busy inner city pediatric clinic, where I was active in the treatment of hundreds of children each year of residency.
  • As senior resident, I managed the care of the patients as well as teaching fellow residents and medical students.
  • Member of the Residency Curriculum Committee, where I worked to improve the quality of the teaching of the residents.
Intradermal Norepinephrine Administration Attenuates the Local Cutaneous Vasodilator Heating Response.
  • Found that nitric oxide has a modulatory effect on norepinephrine and that norepinephrine influences the response to NO.
  • Ventilatory Baroreflex in Man is not Modulated by Chemoreflex Activation.
    Julian M. Stewart, Eileen Rivera, Debbie A. Clarke, Ila L. Baugham, Anthony J. Ocon, Indu Taneja, Courtney Terilli and Marvin S. Medow.
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2011 Feb 11.   
  • North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
Autonomic Dysfunction in Adolescents with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Control of autonomic function is altered in subjects with IBS and these changes can be accentuated by the ingestion of food.
  • Autonomic Dysfunction in Adolescents with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). 2008-2010.
  • A retrospective study to examine the efficacy of Nitric Oxide in the Neonatal ICU. 2001.

Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition of Florida.

Dr. Eileen Rivera's Publications

Intradermal Norepinephrine Administration Attenuates the Local Cutaneous Vasodilator Heating Response.