September 18, 2014

Internal Medicine Physician Cristobal Rivera, M.D. Joins HPS Southbridge Practice

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. - September 18, 2014 - Cristobal Rivera, M.D., an Internal Medicine physician, has joined Harrington Physician Services in its Southbridge Primary Care Office where he will work alongside Dr. Marsha Lavoie and Nurse Practitioner Joan McHugh.

Dr. Rivera, who specializes in the primary care of adult patients, is bilingual in English and Spanish. He has a special interest in community-based preventive care as well as chronic disease management. The Southbridge Primary Care office is located inside the Medical Arts building of the 100 South Street campus. Spanish and English speaking patients are welcome to schedule an appointment with Dr. Rivera by calling 508-764-3194.

"The addition of Dr. Rivera will bring a local and bilingual primary care physician to the Southbridge community," said Edward Moore, President and CEO of Harrington HealthCare System. "We are excited to connect local residents with a care provider that's close to home and passionate about the health of a diverse population."

Dr. Rivera received his medical degree from Ponce School of Medicine in Puerto Rico and completed a Residency in Internal Medicine from Damas Hospital in Puerto Rico. He is a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.