Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Anterior Total Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Revision
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Revision
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Revision Joint Replacement
View all 9 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Arthritis Of The Hip
  • Arthritis Of The Knee
  • Bone and Joint Infection
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Disorders
  • Knee Fractures
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis Of The Hips And Knees In The Elderly
  • Prosthetic Joint Infections
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
View all 13 Specialties +


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About Aldo Riesgo, MD

A native of Miami, Florida, he attended Belen Jesuit Preparatory and graduated with honors from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Science. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in New York City.

Dr. Riesgo completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of the oldest, largest, and most prestigious programs in the country. During his final year of residency he was chosen as an Executive Chief Resident. He then completed an additional year of fellowship training in complex hip and knee reconstruction at OrthoCarolina Hip & Knee Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Dr. Riesgo’s clinical practice is focused on disorders of the hip and knee related to arthritis, infection, or trauma. His specialty interests include primary hip and knee replacements, periprosthetic fractures, infections involving total joints, and complex revision surgery for the treatment of failed total joint replacements. He is actively involved in clinical research, training of residents and fellows, and is a reviewer for several orthopaedic journals. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS).

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - OrthoCarolina
Adult Hip & Knee Reconstruction
Charlotte, NC USA

Residency - New York University School of Medicine
Orthopedic Surgery
New York, NY USA

Medical Education - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - University of Miami
Miami, FL USA

Fellowship - OrthoCarolina
Charlotte, NC USA

Residency - NYU Langone Medical Center
New York, NY USA

Medical Education - Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, NY USA


  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Specialty Interests

Primary Hip & Knee Replacements Revision Hip & Knee Replacements Prosthetic Joint Infections

Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 3/31/2020, Dr. Riesgo has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

300 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Listens 4.7
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

58 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Nov 10, 2020

as stated i and my family felt comfortable with nick and dr reisgo very good eye contact and patient listeners

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

I had a technical question that only doctor Reasco was able to answer

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

excellent experience! Dr Riesgo and his team were extremely caring considerate and professional. they inspired confidence in their capabilities to address my problem and explained the procedure and potential problems clearly and effectively

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

i Will recommend Dr Riesgo wholeheartedly

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2020

Dr. Riesgo gives me confidence in deciding to make a hard decision. He is very thorough and explains in detail in a way that makes it easy for me to understand.

Reviewed on Sep 8, 2020

I had excellent experience at the Cleveland Clinic Weston and Dr Aldo Riesgo. I highly recommend both!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Dr riesco is the best doctor and best person!! You are so lucky to have him and I am even luckier to have found him!

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

Amazing doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2020

Very good Doctor

Reviewed on Aug 20, 2020

Great team. I'm nervous about operation and dr riesgo and marisal helped me feel so much better. Wonderful team.

Reviewed on Aug 18, 2020

Dr. Riesgo is fantastic! he is very caring and wants the best for his patience. I'm very happy to have him for my doctor.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Will absolutely recommend this Doctor

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Dr Reisgo and team. EXCELLENT

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

I have never had a doctor take so much care and time with me to make sure diagnosis, treatment and my understanding was complete. Dr. Riesgo is awesome!

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2020

I did recommend Dr Riesgo to a friend who was also in need of a revision of her knee replacement. She went to see him and he has done her revision now too.

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2020

one of the most caring Doctor,I have ever seen

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2020

I found the DR and staff very helpful my pain was addressed and today I feel much better I got my life back because of the DR help

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Never have met a more sincere Dr.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

I am a physician. I was very impressed by everyone I dealt with . when I arrived there was a long wait posted and one if the staff behind desk 31 was so concerned she did everything to get me in as soon as possible. the nurse was very kind , bright and supportive. Dr Riesgo was phenomenal as was his fellow , Dr Abraham. He took his time with me and I never felt pressured to have surgery but given my intractable pain after a total knee replacement 11/18, it is the only hope I have . My quality of life is poor and Dr Riesgo is the expert on revisions so I put my trust in him and Cleveland clinic to give me my life back . The surgical coordinator Maricelle has been likewise so kind and attentive and she is helping facilitate what needs to be done prior to surgery on 7/22/20. My primary doctor is also with Cleveland clinic in Martin county ; Dr Demarkarian. I hope continuity of care and clear, timely correspondence continues so all the necessary steps are taken to increase post op success . I am worn out at this point as I've done everything I could do do alleviate pain. I am hopeful Dr Riesgo can hit a hone run .

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Dr Riesgo was outstanding

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020

this was my first visit and I was very pleased with my doctor

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

DrRiesgo is a very caring doctor and really shows interest in the patient

Reviewed on Jun 3, 2020

Dr. Riesgo is a very compassionate physician... one of the best!

Reviewed on May 27, 2020

Obviously I am a fan of Dr Riesgo's. Already scheduled a left knee revision in April of next year!

Reviewed on May 26, 2020

Dr. Aldo Riesgo is very professional, knowledgeable and caring. He is the best.

Reviewed on May 21, 2020

Dr.Riesgo is outstanding. He checked my knee, told me specific things to be aware of, asked if I had questions/concerns, said if I have any issues call right away. Very professional & helpful. See him in 2 years. That's great progress!

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Dr. Riesgo is the best.

Reviewed on May 14, 2020

Dr Riesgo is very professional, he takes time to listen for your concerns and explains procedures in a way its very easy to understand. I'd recommend his practice to anyone.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

Dr Riesgo - Excellent!

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

I highly recommend Dr. Riesgo for anyone needing knee replacement surgery.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Dr. Riesgo is very easy to talk to and always includes the patient in the discussion, concerned about them as a person .

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Dr. Riesgo listened carefully, explained the situation and options for care, and exceeded my expectations of what I had hoped to accomplish. Thank you Cleveland Clinic Weston.

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Dr is very care and comforting! He is very sensitive to my other health problems before he would rush into surgery. which is what I needed. I feel and trust that I'm in good hands when I'm with Dr Riesgo !!

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

I am very pleased with Dr. Riesgo. he takes his time to explain things to you and never makes me feel rushed. he came and spoke with me just before my surgery and I found that really reassuring and made me completely at ease. the whole staff is helpful, friendly and knowledgeable

Reviewed on Mar 3, 2020

excellent professional courteous knowledgeable dr who takes his time with patient and explains your injury and shows he cares

Reviewed on Feb 20, 2020

Dr. Riesco was very knowledgeable about my problem.

Reviewed on Feb 18, 2020

The Doctor was easy to talk with and explained the results of the X-rays clearly. He was calm and made me comfortable with his diagnosis and plan of action.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

I had a great experience with Dr Riesgo, he showed concern and explain everything in a language I understood, he was very pleasant and calm.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2020

I already have recommended Dr. Riesgo to a patient in need of repair to a knee.

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr. Riesgo did an outstanding job. I appreciated his ability to listen and explain details. Thank you

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2020

Dr Riesgo answered all my questions and gave me enough time without making me feel rushed.

Reviewed on Feb 4, 2020

Excellent conversation with doctor

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Dr. Reisgo is amazing. he just got out of surgery but sat and spent considerable amount of time with me.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

appointment on time and doctor took time to answer all my questions. best dr I have ever had

Reviewed on Dec 16, 2019

I was on time for my appointment but had to wait over 1hour and 45 min. for the dr to see me. the previous visit took over an hour to see the dr.

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2019

I saw Dr. Riesgo in December and he told me he would not be able to do my surgery until after Feb 2020 because he knew his schedule would be full until then. Later when I went to schedule my surgery, I was not able to get on his calendar until May 2020. I will wait because I think Dr. Riesgo is the best surgeon available to do my surgery. But, he should know when meeting his patients that it would be almost a half a year until he would be able to do their surgery - especially if treatments would be possible to help the patient's quality of life while awaiting surgery. I am pretty much bed ridden and pray every day that I will get a call that there has been a cancellation or that Dr Riesgo has obtained additional surgery time so my surgery can be updated.

Reviewed on Dec 11, 2019

I don't live in Weston but in Tampa Bay Area. I have seen three ortho surgeons and none of them had a plan or have ever done this type of surgery before. Dr. Riesgo reviewed my documentation from my prior surgery and notes from visits and had a plan and we scheduled a surgery date. I have been in pain since my hip surgery over a year ago and I am excited about having this surgery.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

Dr Riesgo is a talented "mechanic" with a sole focus of the surgical site and repair. He seems fond of saying "I don't know" in issues related to the surgery.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2019

Dr. Riesgo did an excellent job on my surgery and I really appreciate the change in my life his skill has made possible. My recovery was pretty quick and I am beginning to enjoy the things I used to do before I developed the hip issue.

Reviewed on Nov 26, 2019

Dr Riesgo's manner is calming, competent, reassuring. I have recommended Dr Riesgo to several friends and associates.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Dr. Riesgo and staff are amazing

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Dr. Aldo Riesgo has been extremely helpful in all of my contact with him or his team. The man gave me back a life of movement and this is something I will never forget!!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

Dr. is very thorough, informative, encouraging, and possesses great people skills.

Reviewed on Nov 21, 2019

No stone left unturned. Dr. Very empathetic towards my concerns.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

Dr. Riesgo, informative, caring, patient, bright, what a Dr. should be and that he is!!!!

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

This Dr. is so caring and compassionate.

Reviewed on Nov 19, 2019

LOVE dr aldo. he replaced my hip. asked for him specifically.

Reviewed on Nov 13, 2019

I was able to schedule an appointment on my first call to the doctor.

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