Professional Biographies

Sean Rivera, MD, Lead Physician

Primary Specialty: Ophthalmology

Years With Optum: 5

Average Star Rating:

(822 patient ratings)

  • Undergrad School: Wheaton College - B.A. Spanish
  • Medical School: University of New Mexico School of Medicine - M.D.
  • Internships: Hennepin County Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Minnesota Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences
English, Spanish

Board Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology 
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American Medical Association 
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
In his spare time Dr. Rivera enjoys experiencing the outdoors of New Mexico with his family through biking,  running, and hiking.  He also enjoys cooking and eating New Mexican cuisine. Additionally, Dr. Rivera's interest in international medicine has taken him to El Salvador and Colombia for medical missions.

Patient Ratings & Reviews

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Sep 24, 2020

Dr. Rivera explained everything to me, as always, when I see him.

- Verified Patient

Sep 24, 2020

Dr Rivera took the time to explain the condition of my eyes and to provide me with a brochure to further my knowledge.

- Verified Patient

Sep 23, 2020

I was very very impressed. I am a physician and accompanied my elderly mom. He was personable, explained things in a way that we could understand, was thorough and allowed for us to ask questions without feeling rushed. We had a consultation previously with another ophthalmologist over this issue and we prefer Dr. Rivera, hands down.

- Verified Patient

Sep 17, 2020


- Verified Patient

Sep 16, 2020

I'm so happy: *Dr. Sean Rivera is an excellent, eye surgery doctor: Thank you!

- Verified Patient

Sep 07, 2020

The Dr. was very compassionate about my visit. Very thankful for this.

- Verified Patient

Sep 02, 2020

Dr Rivera is the best. Thorough and concerned. Keep him.

- Verified Patient

Sep 02, 2020

Dr Rivera is very personable and well as professional!

- Verified Patient

Aug 29, 2020

very satisfied with care

- Verified Patient

Aug 28, 2020

Dr. Rivera was very professional,thorough and understanding during the exam. He provided an explanation for the procedures and results. He is a very caring Doctor,

- Verified Patient






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