Dr. Fernando H. Rivera, MD, FAAFP

Family Practice

Bachelor of Arts
University of Santo Thomas
Metro Manila, Philippines

 Medical School:
University of Santo Thomas
Metro Manila, Philippines

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital
Melrose Park, Illinois

Christ Hospital and Medical Center
Oak Lawn

 Senior Medical Staff at St. Mary’s and Methodist Hospitals


It has been a dream of Dr. Rivera’s father’s, a dentist, to have a doctor in the family. Since Dr. Rivera likes helping and making people feel better, this dream was fulfilled. He became a medical doctor with a personal mission to help patients defeat diseases and relieve their suffering.

Dr. Rivera is married with 3 children, 2 doctors and a nurse. His hobbies include photography, reading, and some carpentry. He enjoys watching black and white movies, especially those based on true events. He loves to travel to historical places and really enjoys the wonders of nature.