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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Vascular Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
76 Patient
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LOCATION(S):

UPMC Hamot - Flagship CVT Surgeons
120 E. 2nd St.
Suite 400
Erie, PA 16509
Office Phone:
(814) 877-5600
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BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

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

Education:

MD, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA

Residency:
Boston Medical Center,
Boston, MA

Loma Linda University Medical Center Attn: Carol Farrell,
Loma Linda, CA


Fellowships:
Carolinas Medical Center,
Charlotte, NC

Carolinas Medical Center,
Charlotte, NC

National Cancer Instititute,
Bethesda, MD



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June 03, 2019

I THINK DR RIZZONI HAS ME ON THE RIGHT PATH. HOPE THIS ALL WORKS TO THE GOOD. I RESPECT HIS OPINIONS. ALSO HIS GAME PLAN FOR ME.

April 29, 2019

Dr. Rizzoniand his staff performed an angiogram on me with great success. This visit was a followup to this operation. He is great and the operation was very successful. I would & have recommended to other people.

April 22, 2019

The doctor was very cordial and made me feel comfortable.

April 22, 2019

good

April 01, 2019

I was satisfied.

March 11, 2019

very pleased with the doctor and medical staff.

March 04, 2019

good

January 14, 2019

Very pleasant experience overall, actually seen sooner than my appointment time.

January 07, 2019

Was very glad to meet with him. He is a very good doctor. He listened to my concerns, and answered my questions.

December 17, 2018

Dr. Rizzoni was excellent and explained the surgical procedure very well. he gave me a positive outlook and he was so thorough.