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Sub Specialty:
Vascular Surgery
Thoracic Surgery
Cardiac Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot

Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
101 Patient
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UPMC Hamot - Flagship CVT Surgeons
120 E. 2nd St.
Suite 400
Erie, PA 16509
Office Phone:
(814) 877-5600


Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery


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June 11, 2018

provided information for my condition to my satisfaction

June 04, 2018

Spoke with the PA primarily. The doctor spent a whole five minutes, maybe, in the room. Just long enough to refer me right back to my PCP that referred me to him. Total waste of my money and time missed from work to be there.

April 30, 2018

Somewhat long wait in examining room, 50 minutes. Dr. answered & reviewed medical heart treatment as expected.

April 16, 2018

I have always been treated with respect and dignity when visiting the office. Great doctor who shows that he really cares about the health and well being of his patient. i have always felt like I matter. Thanks!

April 16, 2018

excel care

April 16, 2018

It's always a pleasure when visiting this provider.

April 02, 2018

Dr Rizzoni was very easy to interact with. I am looking forward to any future services under his care.

March 26, 2018

care Is excellent..service also excellent.

March 05, 2018


February 26, 2018

good experience need to follow up after hip surgery