Antonio Riera, MD, FAAP

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Emergency Medicine); Director, INSPIRAR Proyect; Director, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Ultrasound Curriculum; Director, Yale Pediatric and Medicine-Pediatrics Emergency Rotations; Director, Yale Pediatric Emergency Medicine Elective

Departments & Organizations

Office of Student Research

Pediatrics: Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Yale Medical Group


Antonio Riera, MD, completed a residency in pediatrics 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 health care disparities in 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

Honors & Recognition

  • Young Investigator Travel AwardPediatric Academic Societies (2010)

  • Travel AwardEastern Society for Pediatric Research (2010)

  • Travel AwardEastern Society for Pediatric Research (2009)

  • Outstanding Fellow Teaching AwardYale Pediatric Housestaff (2009), (2010)

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

Professional Service

  • Graduate Medical Education Committee Yale University School of Medicine (2009 - 2010)

  • Yale Resident Spanish Initiative (2010)

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Contact Info

Antonio Riera, MD, FAAP
Patient Care Location
Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital
1 Park Street

New Haven, CT 06504

Curriculum Vitae