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Dr. Robert Rizzo, FACS
Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
29 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Rizzo is Excellent. Dr. Rizzo has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 3.2
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 3.2
Spends Time with Me 3.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Rizzo, FACS, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 21 areas:
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Heart Valve Prosthesis Implantation
  • Leg Ulcer
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Restless Legs Syndrome
  • Spider Vein Removal (Telangiectasis)
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm
  • Varicose Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
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Education & Awards

Dr. Rizzo graduated from Yale University, New Haven. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Coronary Artery Bypass
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2011, 2014)


Dr. Rizzo has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Cape Cod Hospital 
  • Falmouth Hospital 


  • French
  • German

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Additional Information
Dr. Robert J Rizzo FACS and MD is a male Surgeon, has 29 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Robert J. Rizzo practice?
Dr. Robert Rizzo has 3 office locations.
Dr. Robert Rizzo practices Surgery, Vascular Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near West Roxbury, MA.
Additional practice locations include: Boston, MA and Lynn, MA.
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