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About St. Joseph Health

SJH provides a full range of care facilities including 16 acute care hospitals, home health agencies, hospice care, outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, community clinics and physician groups. All of our hospital and home health entities are accredited by the Joint Commission. In our award-winning facilities, SJH maintains a "continuum of care," matched to the diverse needs of the urban centers, smaller cities and rural communities who depend on us every day.

Sylvia A. Rivera, NP

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
Additional Language Spoken
Spanish, English
Medical Groups & Affiliations
  • St. Joseph Health Medical Group
St. Joseph Health Eureka - Obstetrics and Gynecology
3200 Walford Avenue
Eureka, CA 95503
Accepting New Patients

Primary Office

St. Joseph Health Eureka - Obstetrics and Gynecology
3200 Walford Avenue
Eureka, CA 95503
Get Directions
(707) 445-3443
(707) 445-1848

More Information

  • Meet The Doctor

    Specialties & Education

    Primary Specialties
    • Geriatric Medicine
    • Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Education & Training
    • College
      Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) - 2015
    • Master of Science Nursing (MSN) - 2003
    • College
      Bachelor of Science Nursing (BSN) - 2001
  • Biography



    Sylvia Rivera, nurse practitioner brings to St. Joseph Health Medical Group over 16 years of experience providing obstetrical, gynecological and primary care. Ms. Rivera is a doctorate of nursing practice having graduated from Chamberlain College of Nursing in April of 2015.

    Sylvia Rivera has worked as a Women’s Health Care Nurse Practitioner for over 20 years. She established her own successful practice in Southern California, and also worked on a mobile unit providing primary care services to those that were uninsured. Her passion for providing health care led her to a doctorate degree, and extending her patient care by obtaining a secondary specialty in adult/gerontology. She is also able to communicate in Spanish.

    Schools: Harbor UCLA, Chamberlain College of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Boston.

    Certification: ANCC


    • On-stress testing
    • Management of gestational diabetes
    • Well woman exams

    Conditions Treated

    • Gestational diabetes
    • Preterm labor and contractions
    • Hypertension
    • Dyslipidemia
    • Pre-diabetes, diabetes I and II
    • Dysmenorrhea
    • Amenorrhea
    • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
    • Infertility
    • Pelvic pain
    • Endometrial biopsies
    • Birth control-IUDs
    • Nexplanon