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Riva L. Rahl, MD

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Preventive Medicine Physician, Platinum

Board Certified in Internal, Emergency and Lifestyle Medicine
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Dr. Riva Rahl is Medical Director of our Cooper Clinic Platinum direct medicine practice. 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, American Board of Emergency Medicine and American Board of Lifestyle Medicine. Dr. Rahl has also written a book, 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.