Dr. Linette Rivera

Dr. Linette Rivera

Dr. Linette Rivera is double board-certified physician in Internal Medicine as well as Endocrinology and Metabolism. She offers expert guidance in Bioidentical Hormone Therapy and Aesthetic Medicine at Bella Mia Medical Aesthetics and Laser Institute in Tampa, Florida. A native Puerto Rican, she speaks fluent Spanish and English and offers all men and women the compassion and time necessary to help them achieve their health and aesthetic goals. She believes the secret to achieving a healthy lifestyle and a better quality of life is restoring hormone balance and preserving beauty and confidence at any age. Dr. Rivera specializes in Bioidentical Hormones, Medical Weight Loss, Testosterone Replacement, and Thyroid Dysfunction.

Dr. Rivera got her undergraduate degree from the University of Puerto Rico, then went on to pursue a degree in medicine at UCC School of Medicine, also in Puerto Rico. She did her residency in Internal Medicine and her fellowship training in Endocrinology at the University of South Florida in Tampa. In addition to her medical expertise, Dr. Rivera has extensive training in alternative medicine, allowing her to design treatment plans that combine the best of both fields. She believes each patient is unique and deserves a comprehensive, customized treatment plan that suits their needs and concerns.

Her internal medicine background and multiple certifications in neuromodulators, dermal fillers, laser therapies and women’s intimate health make Dr. Rivera skilled in treating your stretch marks, scars, melasma and women’s most common vaginal and cosmetic concerns.

She’s also experienced in skin resurfacing and anti-aging therapies. She offers products, such as Botox®, Juvéderm®, Radiesse®, Revanesse®, Kybella®, among many others and top-of-the-line skin care products to enhance your natural beauty and help you maintain a youthful, healthy look. 


Dr. Linette Rivera belongs to a number of professional associations including the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine, National Association of Professional Women, North American Menopause Society, and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine.


"I saw Dr. Rivera and I was super impressed by her bedside manner and skill. The facility is clean, the doctors are personable and knowledgable, and Tonnie, who does my laser hair removal, is awesome. I am super happy with my experience and results! Highly recommend!"



"Let's talk about how amazing Dr Rivera is! Ever since she opened the doors to Bella mia I have gone through several treatments in the hands of Dr Rivera. I cant express enough how not only professional but caring she is. She listens to what you want and delivers. She has the magic hand! I feel amazing about myself thanks to you! Ty for giving me the confidence I carry. 1,000% recommended"



"Dr Rivera is the only person I trust to work on my face. She is very knowledgeable in her work. I am always satisfied with her work. Her office staff is also very lovely and always follow up to make sure your concerns are met."



"I was the lucky winner of a giveaway from Bella Mia Med and went today to get tox and lip filler. I also received a lovely bag full of goodies! The staff from the minute I walked in was incredibly friendly, welcoming and professional. Taylor greeted me and had me fill out some forms and take pictures. She was so nice! The spa itself is beautiful. My treatment went flawlessly and was painless. Dr. Rivera is a goddess! She was so kind and professional, she answered any questions I had and made the process such an enjoyable one. Her skills are absolutely top notch and I am in love with the results!!! I can’t wait to come back and see everyone again and indulge in more amazing services that they offer. I would absolutely recommend Bella Mia for any/all of your aesthetic needs. They are wonderful and you will be delighted with your results. Thank you so much for everything ladies, y’all are the best!!!"



"It’s a great place overall. The girls are all very welcoming, friendly and profesional. The spa is gorgeous, pleasant and accommodating. The use of technology prior to your appointment to sign waivers, instructions amongst other documents, just makes the process easy breezy. Dr. Rivera is “THE GODESS” she is patient, kind, caring, explains and simplifies medical terminology very well and has been able to answer all of my questions. So far I have been blown away with the way Dr. Rivera pays attention to details and they even follow up either by phone or text to make sure all is well and to answer any concerns or questions you may have after your procedure. Bella Mia Medical has a client for life. I highly recommend it."



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