Dr. Carina Rizzo, MD

Dr. Carina Rizzo, MD

Mohs Micrographic Surgery  ·  
Dr. Carina Rizzo, MD is a mohs micrographic surgery specialist in Garden City, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ in 2004 and specializes in mohs micrographic surgery.

877 Stewart Ave Ste 27

Garden City, NY 11530

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

17  Conditions Treated

9  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • Cornell U NY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • J & S Weill M C Cornell Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • Lenox Hill Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • American College of Mohs Surgery fellowship with David Becker, M.D.
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Rizzo's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

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Dr. Rizzo's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I had moh surgery on my nose. Dr Rizzo did an excellent job n where normally I would have to go to a plastic surgeon to finish it, Dr Rizzo was able to do reconstrive surgery and the result was phenomenal. Going from a bandage to without, people were amazed at how well the results were n asked...more
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I have had Mohs surgery in the past and there is no finer surgeon than Dr. Rizzo. She is not an alarmist, and so kind and caring. I will need additional surgery in the future and this is the only place to go. Her staff is also amazing. I cannot say enough!!
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Yesterday had my Moh's surgery Dr.Rizzo is awesome she got it on the first cut! Her staff is so friendly and the over all experience was just wonderful. Everything was done on time and procedure went well. I highly recommend Dr Rizzo MaryJo Iacono
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Wonderful Doctor - very caring and incredible skills. Great Office Staff. Amazing results -- if you need Mohs surgery, this is the place to go!
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Not only is Doctor fantastic her staff is off the charts good. From the moment I made my appt the office staff was very thorough and caring. Dr Rizzo is wonderful.
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