Bio:

Angela (Angii) Rivera, PA, graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Science from Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia going on to complete her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Florida here in Gainesville.

Angii has held the distinguished honor of receiving many awards for academic excellence including the President’s Award from Florida State College at Jacksonville and the Mid-Atlantic Female Academic Athlete of the Year. In addition to her numerous awards, Angii’s professional memberships include American Academy of Physician Assistants holding specialty certificates in Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support with a clinical interest in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

A new member to The Cardiac & Vascular Institute team in early 2015, Angii was previously a Physician Assistant for Cardiothoracic Surgery at Shands Hospital here in Gainesville managing care for patients both before and after surgery. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, reading and any outdoor activity.

Bio:

Angela (Angii) Rivera, PA, graduated Magna Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and Health Science from Augusta State University in Augusta, Georgia going on to complete her Masters of Physician Assistant Studies at the University of Florida here in Gainesville.

Angii has held the distinguished honor of receiving many awards for academic excellence including the President’s Award from Florida State College at Jacksonville and the Mid-Atlantic Female Academic Athlete of the Year. In addition to her numerous awards, Angii’s professional memberships include American Academy of Physician Assistants holding specialty certificates in Basic Cardiac Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support with a clinical interest in Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR).

A new member to The Cardiac & Vascular Institute team in early 2015, Angii was previously a Physician Assistant for Cardiothoracic Surgery at Shands Hospital here in Gainesville managing care for patients both before and after surgery. In her spare time she enjoys cycling, reading and any outdoor activity.

Certifications:

Basic Cardiac Life Support

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Master's Degree:

Physician Assistant Studies,
University of Florida,
Gainesville, FL

Bachelor's Degree:

Kinesiology and Health Science,
Augusta State University,
Augusta, Georgia