Ricardo Garcia-Rivera, MD

President and Chief Medical Officer
NeuroCall

Ricardo Garcia-Rivera, MD, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director at NeuroCall Inc. Dr. Garcia-Rivera serves as the Chief of Neurology at Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, Florida, and Director of the stroke center of that institution. Under his leadership the hospital became the first center in the greater Miami area to be accredited by the Joint Commission of Accreditation of Hospitals as a Level 1 Stroke Center. Dr. Garcia-Rivera has ample experience in emergency neurological care and emergency stroke management. He has lectured extensively on the subject of emergency neurological care as well as stroke prevention and has been invited to speak in many conferences in Latin America and the Caribbean. He was an emergency physician for over 14 years in various hospitals, ranging from small rural EDs to large inner city hospital level 1 trauma centers such as Jackson Memorial Hospital Emergency Care Center, where he was an attending physician from 1992 to 1994. Dr. Garcia-Rivera is proficient in German and French, fluent in English and Spanish. Dr. Garcia-Rivera received his Neurological training in Tulane University and the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a former Diplomat of the American Board of Emergency Medicine.