Anthony Rizzo, MD

440.461.1150

Anthony Rizzo, MD

Appointed: 2002

Anthony Rizzo, MD
Department: Vascular Surgery
Location: Hillcrest Hospital
Mail Code HC32
6770 Mayfield Road
Mayfield Heights, OH 44124
WorkAppointment:440.461.1150
WorkFax:440.460.2826
Anthony Rizzo, MD
Department: Vascular Surgery
Location: Chagrin Falls Family Health Center
Mail Code CF10
551 E Washington Street
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
WorkAppointment:440.461.1150
WorkFax:440.460.2826
Surgeon:
Yes
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Anthony Rizzo, MD, is a Staff Surgeon in the Department of Vascular Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic’s Hillcrest Hospital in Mayfield Heights, Ohio. Prior to his Clinic appointment in 2002, he was a private-practice vascular surgeon at Christus Schumpert Medical Center in Shreveport, La., and a general surgeon with Surgical Associates of Eastern Shore in Fairhope, Ala. His specialties include carotid-artery surgery and thoracic aortic aneurysm repair and reconstruction.

Dr. Rizzo received his medical degree from Temple University Medical School, Philadelphia, after earning a bachelor of science degree from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa. He completed his surgical internship at the university of Pennsylvania Graduate Hospital and was a surgical resident at Temple University Hospital and the University of South Alabama, Mobile, Ala. He also completed a research fellowship at the University of South Alabama and a vascular-surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He is board-certified in general and vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery.

He has served as a lecturer and presenter at medical conferences nationwide. He has authored chapters for two books--Reperfusion Injuries and Clinical Capillary Leak Syndrome, published in 1994, and Interstitium, Connective tissue and Lymphatics (1995) – and has co-authored numerous articles that have been published in leading medical journals such as the American Journal of Physiology, American Surgeon, Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine and the Journal of Vascular Surgery.

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Vascular Surgery
Cleveland, OH USA
2000
Residency - University of S. Alabama Hospitals
Surgery
Mobile, AL USA
1997
Residency - Temple University Hospital
Surgery
Philadelphia, PA USA
1992
Internship - Graduate Hospital
Surgery
Philadelphia, PA USA
1991
Medical School - Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
1990
Undergraduate - Allegheny College
Meadville, PA USA
1986

Certifications

  • Surgery
  • Surgery- Vascular Surgery

Specialty Interests

Aortic aneurysms, carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease, aorta surgery, carotid endarterectomy, carotid stenting, dialysis access procedures, stents for peripheral vascular disease, surgery for peripheral arterial disease (PAD), aortic aneurysm open repair and endovascular repair

Memberships

  • Peripheral Vascular Society
  • Cleveland Vascular Society
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Interventional Radiologists

Treatment & Services

Specialty in Diseases and Conditions

Industry Relationships

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
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