Antonio Riera, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine) and of Emergency Medicine; Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Curriculum; Director, INSPIRAR Project; Director, Yale Advanced Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective

Departments & Organizations

Pediatrics: Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine

Faculty Research

Office of Student Research

Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


Antonio Riera completed pediatric residency at Weill Cornell-New York Presbyterian Hospital and a fellowship in pediatric emergency medicine at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Yale University School of Medicine, and an Attending Physician at Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital. Dr. Riera’s clinical and research interests include the use of bedside ultrasonography to improve health care outcomes in children and the relationship between language, communication and asthma health care disparities for Latino children.

Education & Training

MD Boston University School of Medicine (2004)
BA Princeton University, Economics (2000)
Fellow Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
Resident New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatrics (2007)
Board Certification AB of Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (2011)

Honors & Recognition

  • Gallery of Excellence Abstract Award for "Latino caregiver experiences with asthma health communication"Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (2013)

  • Top 10 Article of the Year for "Diagnosis of intussusception by novice physician sonographers in the emergency department" American Academy of Pediatrics (2012)

  • Outstanding Fellow Teaching AwardYale Pediatric Housestaff (2010)

  • Young Investigator Travel AwardPediatric Academic Societies (2010)

  • Travel AwardEastern Society for Pediatric Research (2010)

  • Travel AwardEastern Society for Pediatric Research (2009)

  • Award for Teaching ExcellenceNYPH-Weill Medical College, Department of Pediatrics (2007)

Professional Service

  • Fellow American Academy of Pediatrics (2008)

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