Amanda Rivera-Begeman, D.O.

Joined Clinical Pathology Associates:  2012

Primary Service Location:

Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas

Medical Directorships:

  • Clinical Pathology Associates – Director of Placental Pathology Services

Board Certifications:

  • Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (2006) re-certified in 2015
  • Pediatric Pathology (2007) re-certified in 2015

Areas of Interest:

  • Placental Pathology
  • Perinatal Autopsy Pathology
  • Neurodevelopmental Pathology


  • Pediatric Pathology, Children’s Medical Center of Dallas


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (AP/CP)

Medical School:

  • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate Education:

  • University of South Florida


  • Rivera-Begeman, Amanda. 2015. Methods for improving cerebrospinal fluid flow. U.S. Patent 9,011,368. Filed 9/25/2013 and issued 4/21/2015.

Selected Publications:


  • Kosarek JN, Woodruff RV, Reivera-Begeman A, Guo C, D’Souza S, Koonin EV, Walker GC, Friedberg EC. Comparative Analysis of in vivo interactions between Rev1 protein and other Y-family DNA polymerases in animals and yeasts. 2008. Volume 7. Pages 439-451.


  • McDaniel LD, Rivera-Begeman A, Doughty AT, Schultz RA, Friedberg EC. Validation of XP-C pathogenic variations in archival material from a live XP patient. DNA Repair. January 2007. Volume 6. Issue 1. Pages 115-120.


  • Rivera-Begeman A, McDaniel LD, Schultz RA, Friedberg EC. A novel XPC pathogenic variant detected in archival material from a patient diagnosed with Xeroderma Pigmentosum: A case report and review of the genetic variants reported in XPC. DNA Repair. January 2—7. Volume 6. Issue 1. Pages 100-114.


  • Rivera-Begeman A, Chamberlain W, Kroft S. New-Onset Thrombocytopenia  and Anemia in a Patient with a Complex Medical History. LabMedicine. January 2006. Volume 37. Number 1.


  • Rivera-Begeman A, Yeggapan S. Fatigue, Bronze-colored skin, and Skin Ulcerations in a 51 year-old Alcoholic Woman. LabMedicine. October 2004. Volume 35. Number 10.


  • Rivera-Begaman A, Sarode R. Muscular Weakness and Respiratory Distress in a Pediatric Patient. LabMedicine. March 2003. Volume 34. Number 3.