Gustavo Rivero, MD

Board Certifications: Hematology and Internal Medicine

Languages: English and Spanish

Locations: Hackensack, NJ

Gustavo Rivero is with the Baylor College of Medicine Department of Medicine-Section of Hematology and Oncology in Texas. He was named a Top Hematologist and Oncologist in 2021. He is Associate Professor-Hematology and Oncology, and Faculty Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Prior to that, he was Assistant Professor-Hematology and Oncology. He received the Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award (Teaching and Education) in 2019 and again in 2021 (Development of Educational material).

Education

Medical Education

  • Hematology and Oncology Fellowship, NHBLI, NIH Bethesda, Md.
  • Leukemia Research, Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins Hospital Division of Hematological Malignancies
  • Internal Medicine Internship and Residency-Cook County Hospital, Chicago; Infectious Diseases Research and Clerkship-The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Carabobo University, Valencia, Venezuela Internal Medicine Internship, Valencia -Central Hospital, Valencia, Venezuela
  • Medical School, Doctor of Medicine, Coro, Falcon, Venezuela

board Certification

Internal medicine, hematology through the American Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

Awards and honors

  • Top Hematologist and Oncologist 2021 – Top Doctors Houston
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award. Baylor College of Medicine (Development of Education Material)
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Faculty Excellence Award. Baylor College of Medicine (Teaching and Education)
  • Center of Excellence-Health Equity-Center of Excellence Research Summit, ­Baylor College of Medicine
  • Recipient Early Career Faculty Award for Excellence in Patient Care,  Baylor College of Medicine
  • Recipient of the Venezuela Society of Houston for Advances and Research in Myelodysplasia and Leukemia
  • Invited Editor, American Society Hematology Self-Assessment Program, Maintenance of Certification (MOC) “Acute Myeloid Leukemia” and “Molecular Basis of Hematology”
  • Baylor Internal Medicine Abstract competition (3rd place)

Professional Memberships

2021 – Present: Associate Professor – Hematology and Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

2019 – Present: Faculty Translational Biology and Molecular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor Hematology and Oncology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas

American Society of Hematology

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