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Lena Wu Rivas, M.D., FACP
Internal Medicine

Dr. Wu Rivas practices in our Milford office. She is affiliated with St. Vincent's Medical Center, Milford Hospital, Yale-New Haven Hospital’s York Street campus and Yale-New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael campus.


Dr. Lena Wu Rivas attended medical school at Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in Santiago, Dominican Republic. After medical school, she worked for three years seeing diabetic patients in the Patronato de Lucha Contra La Diabetes in Santiago, where she focused on treating type 1 and type 2 diabetic patients. She completed her internship and residency at the Hospital of Saint Raphael in New Haven, where she became chief medical resident after her residency.

Dr. Wu Rivas is board certified in internal medicine. She has privileges at Milford Hospital and Yale New Haven Hospital. She is also an assistant clinical professor at the Frank H. Netter M.D. School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.

Awards & Accolades

Best of New Haven

2021 “Best Family Doctor Winner
New Haven Register Reader’s Poll

Excellence in Teaching Award
Frank H. Netter School of Medicine


  • Doctor of medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, 2006

Board Certifications

  • Internal medicine, 2012

Post Graduate Training

  • Chief medical resident, Hospital of Saint Raphael, 2012 - 2013
  • Internship and residency in internal medicine, Hospital of Saint Raphael, 2009 - 2012

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Physicians


  • English
  • Spanish