ABOUT US

Our Mission

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Winter Park Pain Management offers a devoted and committed health service, with a wide range of options for the patient in two major medical fields: Pain Management, Regenerative Medicine. Our mission is to provide exceptional medical care through the achievement of appropriate safe practices, dedication and excellent patient care service. Our commitment to our clients thrives on open communication, loyalty, respect, responsibility, and excellence. 

Experience and Professionalism

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Dr. Alberto Rivera graduated from the Pontifical Catholic University of Puerto Rico, with a Bachelor’s Science degree in General Science. He also trained at Nassau University Medical Center in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in New York during his residency. Afterward, he completed his fellowship at University of Florida.


Dr. Rivera focuses on a patient's individual history and determines what is the most effective treatment. He’s a specialist in methods such as: steroid and non-steroid epidurals injections, stem cell treatment,  protein rich plasma, sport related injuries, arthritis, joint and tendon injuries, sciatica, herniated or degenerated discs as well as other multiple chronic pain producing illnesses.

 

  • Published a chapter in “Trochanteric bursitis” about the essentials of physical medicine and rehabilitation. 
  • He was the chief resident for his physical medicine and rehabilitation program.

  



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 Other achievements:

  • Dr. Rivera is the Medical Director of Cannaworks Institute, a leading educational company that focuses on teaching about the Medical Cannabis Industry. He’s the author of the first Budtending Course in Puerto Rico and other multiple medical educational topics for physicians, including opioid crisis          and safe opioid prescription practices.
  • He’s also a diplomate member of:
    • American Board of Pain Medicine.
    • American Board of Disability Analist.
    • American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
  • Our physician sits in the Medical Cannabis Advisory Board for the Department of Health of Puerto Rico.
  • Dr. Rivera is a well known public speaker for multiple medical academies in opioid medication management and opioid crisis. He has appeared as a guest speaker in different and important international events, television and radio programs specialized in health.