Dr. Eugene Rivera in Katy TX
Dr. Eugenio Rivera was born and raised in Puerto Rico, Dr. Rivera received a Bachelors in Biology from the University of Puerto Rico and a Masters in Health Services Administration from Arizona State University. One year later he realized that medicine, not administration was his passion. At which point, he decided to pursue a career as a podiatrist specializing in foot and ankle surgery.
After graduating from Barry University’s medical/podiatry school, Dr. Rivera completed his residency at South Miami Hospital. He then worked in South Florida/Miami for five years practicing foot and ankle medicine and surgery including limb salvage, wound care, and diabetic patient management. During his time, he was involved with the residency teaching programs in two different hospitals in South Florida and had the opportunity to work, as resident and attending, with the Barry University Yucatan Crippled Children’s Program in Merida, Mexico. Dr. Rivera then worked in the Seattle area with an established podiatric surgeon further enhancing his podiatric skills.
He currently works with our office on a part-time basis in addition to his practice in the Bellaire area. In his downtime, he enjoys to cook, travel, and time at home with his dog, Lulu.