Dr. Miguel A. Rivera is board-certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. He has received numerous awards and honors including Florida Otolaryngologist of the Year from the Network of Florida Otolaryngologists, House Staff of the Year from the University of South Florida Moffitt Cancer Center, and many more.

Dr. Rivera has held prestigious positions such as President of the Florida Society of Otolaryngology in 2014, Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology at St. Joseph’s Hospital in 2008, in addition to serving as the President of Select Physicians Alliance since 2011 and the current President of Florida E.N.T. and Allergy. He is also a member of multiple medical organizations including the Florida Medical Association, Hillsborough County Medical Association, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.

When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Rivera enjoys traveling and spending time with his family. Dr. Rivera is a practicing otolaryngologist at Florida E.N.T. and Allergy, located in the Tampa Bay area.

  • Florida Otolaryngologist of the Year, Network of Florida Otolaryngologists, 2013
  • House Staff of the Year, University of South Florida, Moffitt Cancer Center, 2000
  • Dean’s Scholar Award, University of Nevada School of Medicine, 1998
  • Vice President and Junior elect Alpha Omega Alpha, Nevada Chapter, 1997
  • Fellow Arthur Ashe Program in AIDS Research at the Harvard AIDS Institute, 1997
  • L.M.N. Bach Achievement Award in Physiology, University of Nevada School of Medicine, 1996
  • Ciba-Geigy Community Service Award, University of Nevada School of Medicine, 1996
  • National Medical Fellowships and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. Fellowship in Academic Medicine, Princeton, NJ, 1996
  • Pharmacia & Upjohn, Inc. Research Excellence Award, Western Section of the American Federation for Clinical Research, & Western Society for Clinical Investigation, 1996
  • U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal, 554 Medical Group, Nellis AFB, NV, 1993
  • Honor Graduate, Leadership School, Nellis AFB, NV, 1993
  • U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal, Wiesbaden Regional Medical Center, Germany, 1991
  • Honor Graduate, Non-Commission Officer Preparatory School, LAS, Germany, 1989


Medical School
University of Nevada School of Medicine

University of South Florida

University of South Florida – Department of Otolaryngology


  • President, Florida Society of Otolaryngology, 2014
  • President, Select Physicians Alliance, 2011
  • Chairman, Dept. Otolaryngology St. Joseph’s Hospital, 2008
  • American Board of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery, 2004
  • Florida Medical Association, 2004
  • Hillsborough County Medical Association, 2004
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, University of South Florida, Dept. Otolaryngology, 2003
  • Medical License from the State of Florida Medical Board, 2001
  • American Academy Otolaryngology / Head and Neck Surgery, 1999
  • American Medical Association, 1995
  • American Federation for Clinical Research, 1995
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, 1993



Languages Spoken

English, Spanish

Procedures & Conditions

Nasal Disease, Sinus Disease, Balloon Sinuplasty, In-Office CT, Allergy Testing, Allergy Treatment, Thyroid Surgery, Parathyroid Surgery, Voice and Swallowing, Snoring and Sleep Apnea, Head and Neck Cancer, Hearing Loss and Services, Hearing Aids, Vestibular and Balance Disorders, Skin Cancer Removal, Pediatric ENT


Allergy and Immunology
Pediatric Otolaryngology (ENT)
Otolaryngology (ENT)

Office Locations

Florida ENT & Allergy
5105 N. Armenia Ave
Tampa, FL 33603
Phone: (813) 879-8045
Fax: (813) 353-1045

Accepted Insurance

Aetna, Non-designated Aetna Aexcel providers, Ambetter, Avmed, Beech Street, Betterhealth, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Federal Employee Program, Blue Cross Blue Shield Out-of-State PPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida (Florida Blue, MY BLUE, SimplyBlue), CarePlus Medicare Replacement, Cigna, CMS (Children’s Medical Services), Coventry - Medicare, Florida Health Solutions, Florida Hospital Health Services, Florida Medicaid (Straight / Medipass Children Only), Freedom Healthcare Medicare, Golden Rule PPO, Humana, Humana Medicaid, Medicare, Multiplan PHCS, Prestige Healthcare, Optimum Healthcare, Medicare, Simply Healthcare, Sunshine Healthcare, TRICARE, United Healthcare, Wellcare - Medicare