Riva Rahl, MD
Medical School: University of California San Francisco School of Medicine
Residency: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Internal Medicine & Emergency Medicine, Chief Resident
Internship: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Internal Medicine
Board Certification: Internal Medicine & Emergency Medicine
Dr. Riva Rahl is a 24/7 Platinum physician for Cooper Clinic Platinum and a preventive medicine physician. She joined Cooper Clinic in 2005, and was added to the Platinum team in 2020.
She received a double Bachelor of Arts at Rice University and a Doctor of Medicine from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine. Dr. Rahl completed her internal medicine internship and residency and a residency in emergency medicine, serving as Chief Resident for one year, at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. She is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Emergency Medicine and author of Physical Activity and Health Guidelines (Human Kinetics, 2010).
In 2019 Dr. Rahl was inducted into the Rice Athletics Hall of Fame. She is a distance runner and has placed first in numerous marathons, including the Dallas White Rock Marathon (2000) and the Cowtown Marathon (2000, 2002 and 2008). She was chosen for the Texas Medical Association Leadership College and serves on several Dallas-based non-profit boards of directors.