Dr. William Evan Rivers, DO

Physiatrist at UNM Health Center for Spinal Health

Meet Dr. William Evan Rivers, DO

Dr. Rivers is a board-certified and fellowship-trained physiatrist with UNM Health Center for Spinal Health.

He offers expert treatment for muscle, joint, and nerve pain—with a particular focus on the spine.

Dr. Rivers at a Glance

  • Dr. Rivers specializes in various types of injections, acupuncture, kyphoplasty, physical medicine, and rehabilitation.
  • He works closely with the spine surgeons to provide integrated spine care.

If you are in pain, Dr. Rivers is ready to help you find relief.

Dr. Rivers is a member of UNM Health Center for Spinal Health.

Directions to our primary location in Albuquerque, NM

How Dr. William Evan Rivers, DO Can Help You


  • Physiatrist

Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Fellowship, Northwestern University Hospitals, Chicago, IL
  • Residency, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Internship, Henry Ford Macomb Hospital, Clinton Township, MI
  • Medical School, Kansas City University of Medicine & Bioscience, Kansas City, MO


  • Acute Pain
  • Arm Pain
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Extremity Dysfunction/Pain
  • Facet Syndrome
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Pain
  • Headache/Migraine
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Strain
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Myalgia
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Post-Surgical Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Acupuncture
  • Botulinum Toxin (e.g. Botox®)
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Discography
  • EMG/Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Exercise
  • Injections/Blocks
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Testing
  • Osteopathy
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Posture Correction
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Procedures
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Injections/Blocks
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation

Accolades for Dr. William Evan Rivers, DO

Board Certifications

  • Board Certified, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine

Office Information for Dr. William Evan Rivers, DO

2211 Lomas Boulevard NE Albuquerque, NM 87106 Driving Directions

Primary Location

2211 Lomas Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106


Monday: 8:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 8:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 8:00 - 5:00
Friday: 8:00 - 5:00

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