Karol Rivera, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse located in Memorial City, Houston, TX


Karol Rivera, MSN, APRN, FNP-C is a board certified and highly experienced Family Nurse Practitioner. She has worked several years in Ob/Gyn private practice. She has previously worked as a Labor and Delivery nurse and then obtained a Masters of Science in Nursing and became a Nurse Practitioner, along with additional extensive training. She has been working in Women’s Health since 2009. Additionally, she has worked as a nurse practitioner in Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine, and Infectious Disease. She has also completed a Post Masters in Emergency Medicine and currently serves as Clinical Faculty for nursing students here in Houston.

Karol is available to provide most outpatient gynecology and obstetrical visits in our clinic. Karol’s professional interests include preventative care including well woman exams from adolescence through menopause, gynecology care, contraceptive management, hormone replacement therapy, sexual health care, std screening and treatment, pregnancy care, weight loss management, and wellness care.

Karol is passionate about patient education and providing care with skill and compassion. She meets with Memorial Women’s Specialists’ pregnant patients to review nutrition, fitness, labor anesthesia options, breastfeeding, and birth plan goals. Karol holds the professional background to help guide you through any questions regarding the labor and delivery experience. As a mother of two, she also understands the unique needs of mothers and babies during pregnancy and post-partum.

Karol is a native Texan. She is fluent in Spanish. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. She enjoys biking, walking, and volunteer work. She is also an animal lover and has two friendly dogs whom she loves.

Nurse Practitioner Karol Rivera, looks forward to caring for you, and continuing Memorial Women’s Specialists’ tradition of providing “individualized, compassionate, and comprehensive obstetrics and gynecology care for women of all ages”.©2002



The following insurances are in-netowork. If you do not see your insurance listed, please call our office to confirm.

Aetna Meritain Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna Great West
Community Health Choice (Market Place)
Memorial Hermann
United Healthcare (UMR, Golden Rule, AllSavers)