Dr. Bassam Rizk, MD

Dr. Bassam Rizk, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
62 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Bassam Rizk, MD is a general surgery specialist in Jacksonville, FL. He specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

First Coast Surgical Associates

6067 Kennerly Rd

Jacksonville, FL 32216
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rizk performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Rizk's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Rizk "First Coast Surgical Associates goal is to provide the most advanced and state-of-the-art surgical care with personal attention to the individual needs of each of our patients. We pledge a compassionate and professional approach to our patients problems and needs.

First Coast Surgical Associates' goal is to provide the most advanced and state-of-the-art surgical care with personal attention to the individual needs of each of our patients. We pledge a compassionate and professional approach to our patients' problems and offer a variety of surgical services including, but not limited to: Colonoscopy & Upper Endoscopy, Office Procedures, Proctology: Fissures, Fistulas, Anorectal Abscess, Hemorrhoids, rectocele And condylomas, Stapled Hemorrhoids surgery ( PPH), Colorectal surgery, GI Surgery Open & Laparoscopic, Biliary & Pancreatic surgeries, Single site Lap Chole, Breast surgery, Thyroid surgery, Peritonal and venous access procedures, Amputations, Wound care, Office vein procedures, Hernia surgery: Open & Laparoscopic, Robotic Surgery."


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2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

33  Conditions Treated


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42  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Vein Treatment
  • Wound Care and Management


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • St Joseph University
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Lutheran Medical Center Cle. OH
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Greater Baltimore Medical Center MD
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Vincent's Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rizk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rizk's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rizk to family and friends
7 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rizk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

He performed my skin flap surgery in 2015 & a GI surgery a few weeks ago. Excellent, caring surgeon and his office staff member, Rachel, is extremely helpful. The skin flap surgery was major and it is almost impossible to even see a scar.
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