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.


"The staff is very helpful, friendly, and make you feel at ease during treatments. Dr. Panchal and Dr. Rivera are very knowledgeable and explain everything thoroughly. Highly recommend. You won’t find a better place!"



"I am an avid researcher and procrastinator - I searched for many months before I found Bella Mia and have been going to them for over 6 months, since their old location and now this new lovely facility. The front staff, aestheticians and mostly Dr. Panchal and Dr. Rivera are not only THE BEST at what they do but they are also exceptional communicators, really take the time to listen to what you need offer the feedback you deserve and follow up with you until they know you are satisfied. Their staff is just as dedicated and kind. They are always adding to their retinue of services and it is fun to go in and get anything done from a facial to fillers or botox or laser. Don't hesitate if you are thinking of getting anything done, they won't pressure you and you will be comfortable I promise! :D Love you guys, thanks for always taking care of your patients. ps: thanks for the latest lip Dr. Panchal I LOVE IT"



"The Bella Mia team are small and mighty! They make you feel like part of the family. Very wellcoming and comfortable environment. Their products and services are high quality and meet my needs as an active 60 year young woman needing a little help on the surface to match my healthy active life. They do not over sell just to get clients. I did fillers on my cheeks over a year ago, then a month or so later filled in under the eye. What an amazing difference! Just yesterday I did my cheek fillers again. The results were better than last time because this time the under eye area did not need a touch up! I also did kybella last year under my chin/neck area and a hydro facial and the balance of the proceedures done are giving me the exact results im looking for, to age gracefully without plastic surgery. Thank you Dr Rivera Dr Panchal and the Bella Mia team for being my "glam squad""



"This is my second time visiting Dr. Rivera for filler and botox and she did an amazing job again! My lips lasted a very long time and have kept a beautiful shape. My cheeks have stayed full and youthful. I’m very happy with the results and will continue to come to her for treatments."



"Dr. Rivera is absolutely amazing. She goes above expectations. She is very meticulous and professional. Wonderful practice, the staff is very friendly and knowledgeable."



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