Dr. Cristina M. Rizza, MD

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Specializes in Cardiology • Female • Age 64

9940 Talbert Ave Ste 101
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
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Dr. Rizza:

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Dr. Rizza's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
One Hoag Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92663
Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center
9920 Talbert Avenue
Fountain Valley, CA 92708

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9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rizza

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
COAST PULMONARY & INTERNAL MEDICINE
COAST PULMONARY & INTERNAL MEDICINE
9940 Talbert Ave Ste 101
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
NEWPORT-HUNTINGTON MEDICAL GRP
NEWPORT-HUNTINGTON MEDICAL GRP
355 Placentia Ave Ste 309
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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    Dr. Rizza's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
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    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiovascular Imaging
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    2
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias (incl. Atrial Fibrillation)
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Mitral Valve Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Rizza

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for California.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia (Bologna, Italy)
    Graduated in 1975

    Internship Hospital

    Long Island College Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Long Island College Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    West Los Angeles Va/UCLA
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Rizza & Staff

    • English
    • Italian
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Rizza's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Rizza has admitting privileges:

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    • Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

    • Orange Coast Memorial Medical Center

    • Fountain Valley Regional Hospital and Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Rizza

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rizza to family and friends

    14 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Rizza's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    14 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 12 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Rizza
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    14 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    14 responses
    below
    national average

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Rizza accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does she accept?

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    Office Locations

    A
    COAST PULMONARY & INTERNAL MEDICINE
    9940 Talbert Ave Ste 101
    Fountain Valley, CA 92708
    (714) 241-9070 (Office)
    B
    NEWPORT-HUNTINGTON MEDICAL GRP
    355 Placentia Ave Ste 309
    Newport Beach, CA 92663
    (949) 646-4411 (Office)
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