Treatment & Services
- Aneurysm Surgery - Lower Extremities
- Aneurysm Surgery - Upper Extremity
- Angioplasty/Stenting for Mesenteric Artery Stenosis
- Angioplasty/Stenting for Renal Artery Stenosis
- Angioplasty/Stenting of PAD
- Angioplasty/Stenting of Subclavian Artery
- Angioplasty/Stenting of Vertebral Artery
- Aorta Graft
- Aorta Surgery
- Aortic Aneurysm Open Repair And Endovascular Repair
- Aortofemoral Bypass Grafting
- Atherectomy for Peripheral Artery Disease
- Atherosclerosis Surgery
- Carotid Artery Aneurysm Surgery
- Carotid Endarterectomy
- Carotid-Subclavian Bypass
- Diagnostic Angiography
- Dialysis Access Procedures
- Dialysis Access Surgery
- Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformations
- Embolization of Carotid Body Tumors
- Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Abdominal
- Endovascular Aorta Treatment - Thoracic
- Endovascular Repair - Vascular Disease
- Endovascular Repair Of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms
- Endovascular Repair of Renal Artery Aneurysm
- Endovascular Surgery
- Endovenous Laser Therapy
- First Rib Resection
- High Risk Reoperation Surgery
- IVC Filter Placement
- Medical Management of PAD
- Minimally Invasive Aortic Surgery
- Non-invasive Testing for Vascular Disease
- Regional Heart and Vascular
- Surgery for Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD)
- Surgery for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
- Surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Upper Extremity Surgery
- Vascular Surgery Department
- Vascular Surgery Section
- Vascular Surgery Services
- Vascular Tests
- Vein Ablation
- Venous Thrombolysis
- Vertebral Artery Surgery
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
- Aortic Aneurysms
- Carotid Artery Aneurysm
- Carotid Artery Disease
- Carotid Body Tumor
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Cerebrovascular Occlusive Disease
- Iliac Artery Aneurysm
- Infected Grafts
- Peripheral Artery Disease
- Renal Artery Aneurysm
- Renal Artery Disease
- Visceral Artery Aneurysms
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - University of S. Alabama Hospitals
Mobile, AL USA
Residency - Temple University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA
Internship - Graduate Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA
Medical Education - Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA USA
Undergraduate - Allegheny College
Meadville, PA USA
- Surgery - Vascular Surgery
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
Research & Publications
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257 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.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.7|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.7|
25 Patient Comments
Reviewed on May 10, 2021
I am in constant pain and I need to get this problem resolved. I was hoping that Dr. Rizzo would explain what the procedure entailed.
Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021
Dr. Rizzo is an excellent doctor. He's very honest with his patients and let's them know what he is thinking!
Reviewed on Apr 15, 2021
everyone told me Dr. Rizzo was the best that I could not be iin better hands, thank you so much Dr. Rizzo
Reviewed on Apr 5, 2021
All _____ & attendings were wonderful. Excellent care - *Dr. Rizzo coordination of care was EXCELLENT. 32. *Dr. Rizzo TOP man.
Reviewed on Apr 1, 2021
Excellent care by Dr Rizzo and staff
Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021
I was waiting in a room for over 2 hours and the nurse came in and thought I was gone was surprised to still see me waiting in the room cause my papers where signed and the Dr didn't come in. She then ran and got him and he came in and didn't answer my question s. Waste of time and money.
Reviewed on Mar 11, 2021
Good doctor, easy to talk to about medical problem.
Reviewed on Mar 4, 2021
Cleveland Clinic is the best! Fast, efficient, friendly and some of the best doctors in North East Ohio.
Reviewed on Feb 18, 2021
Excellent!!!!!!! Very Satisfied with Dr. Rizzo
Reviewed on Jan 22, 2021
Our experience with Dr. Rizzo was outstanding. He is caring and companionate, and took such amazing care of our daughter.
Reviewed on Jan 21, 2021
Dr. Rizzo takes the time t0i engage and answer questions and concerns. I appreciate his approach!
Reviewed on Dec 3, 2020
Dr Rizzo is the best even if preoccupied with other immediate concerns. I would recommend him to anyone.
Reviewed on Nov 12, 2020
Dr Rizzo is the best. we will go to no other vascular doc but him.Brilliant man
Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020
Excellent doctor- very talented !
Reviewed on Oct 12, 2020
I have complete trust in Dr.Rizzo,he is well worth the wait.
Reviewed on Oct 1, 2020
Dr Rizzo is one of the best doctors I have ever seen.
Reviewed on Aug 13, 2020
We are so pleased with the professional and personal care that we receive from the staff. From the reception of the person checking us in to the Larretta the nurse doing the test. We truly have great confidence in Dr. Rizzo he has genuine concern. Thank you for your professional care
Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020
Dr very knowledgeable and professional
Reviewed on Jul 20, 2020
very pleased with Dr Rizzo
Reviewed on Jul 16, 2020
Dr. Explained everything.
Reviewed on Jul 9, 2020
care provider is always caring and professional. I have been told by other doctors that Dr. Rizzo is the best.
Reviewed on Jun 25, 2020
Dr Rizzo is outstanding
Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020
Dr. Rizzo is the best!
Reviewed on Jun 11, 2020
Doctor was clearly knowledgeable and took the time to consider all of the treatment possibilities and formulate a plan personalized to my needs.
Reviewed on Jun 1, 2020
Dr Rizzo is Amazing
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