Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Director, UPMC Acute Pulmonary Embolus (PE) Program,
Director, UPMC Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension (CTEPH) Program
Dr. Rivera-Lebron’s clinical interests are primarily focused on the diagnosis, management and treatment of pulmonary hypertension. She is an attending physician in the Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension Program. She works with patients with all forms of pulmonary hypertension, including pulmonary arterial hypertension, pulmonary hypertension related to chronic lung disease (emphysema and pulmonary fibrosis), and pulmonary hypertension related to chronic blood clots (chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension). Dr. Rivera-Lebron also specializes in acute and chronic pulmonary embolism. She also works as attending intensivist physician at Shadyside-UPMC.