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Specialty:

Surgery

Sub Specialty:
Vascular Surgery
Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation(s):
UPMC Hamot


Patient Satisfaction Ratings:
4.8 Stars
101 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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September 10, 2018

experience was very good

August 20, 2018

This was my first visit with Dr. Rizzoni. He was wonderful!

August 13, 2018

it's always good there

July 30, 2018

very pleasant

July 23, 2018

All professional medical and clerical staff were welcoming, pleasant, encouraging and efficient in taking care of me.

July 09, 2018

I had requested that my primary doctor make the referral to Dr. Rizzoni for me. This was my first time to see him about an aneurysm that had shown up in tests while being evaluated for liver donation. Dr. Rizzoni was very friendly, and I would see him again if ever necessary.

July 09, 2018

first visit ...hope things are as good and informative as the first visit every visit

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.