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Meet Lisa Rivera

Lisa J Rivera is a family nurse practitioner who specializes in Wound care and Hyperbaric Oxygen therapy.

About Lisa Rivera

Lisa J Rivera is a family nurse practitioner who specializes in Wound care and Hyperbaric Oxygen
therapy. She completed her Diploma of Nursing from Mountainside Hospital School of Nursing in
Montclair New Jersey in 1986, earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Kean University in Union
New Jersey in 2014 and then completed her Master of Nursing at Chamberlain University in Chicago,
Illinois in 2019. She holds national board certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
(AANP) as a family nurse practitioner as well as a certified wound certification from The National
Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy (NAWCO).


Lisa’s career began as a bedside nurse in critical care unit and emergency nursing for over 20 years. For
additional 10 + years, Lisa earned her way from bedside nursing to Assist Nurse Manager, Nurse
Manager in Telemetry/Step Down units, Emergency Nurse Manager and Director of Nursing in FQHC
facility. She also was Administrative Nursing Supervisor in varies facilities in New Jersey. Also practiced
as a Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) with a critical care transport team facilitating the transport of
critically ill patients from one facility to another in New Jersey. She also held national certification of
Legal Nurse Consultant from Vicky Milazzo Institute from 2015 to 2022.
With extensive experience in bedside and nursing management, Lisa decided to change her course and
pursue a different path in nursing, and she obtained her Family Nurse Practitioner. With her compassion
and drive, she accepted the challenge of Wound care specialist.
Lisa who was born and raised in New Jersey, has recently relocated to South Carolina in 2022 since her
husband retired from the Passaic Fire Department after 26 years of service. They have been married for
34 years and has 2 grown sons.

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