Dr. Christine Rizk, MD

Dr. Christine Rizk, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Christine Rizk, MD is a general surgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse) in 2000 and specializes in general surgery.

ELM AND CARLTON ST

Buffalo, NY 14263

Contact Information

(716) 845-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 99% of peers
Mastectomy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

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18  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Wound Repair

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.

Education

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Women Infants Hospital Brown University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rizk has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rizk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rizk

4.4

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Rizk is an exceptional physician. She is kind, compassionate and leaves no question that as her patient you are in very knowledgeable, capable hands. She does not rush and gives every opportunity to ask questions.
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From my first appt in January 2016, through surgery at Stony Brook Hospital, and all follow up visits, Dr. Christine Rizk has been beyond amazing! She is a consummate professional while simultaneously exuding a bedside manner beyond comparison. She personifies a level of genuine care that all...Read More
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