Dr. Cristina Rizza, MD

Dr. Cristina Rizza, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 67
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Dr. Cristina Rizza, MD is a cardiology specialist in Fountain Valley, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. She graduated from Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia (Bologna, Italy) in 1975 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

9940 Talbert Ave Ste 101

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Mitral Valve Disease
very high
more than 95% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 91% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Rizza'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.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Rizza does not have any board certifications listed.

38  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Facolta Di Medicina E Chirurgia (Bologna, Italy)
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • West Los Angeles Va/UCLA
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Rizza has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Rizza has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rizza's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rizza to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Rizza's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I would definitely recommend Dr. Rizza to anyone that is looking for a doctor that is patient, extremely through, takes every precautionary measure for your health and safety. She is one that won't hesitate to call and follow up with you. Extremely excellent doctor!!!
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YES,, BUT WOULD LIKE A RESPONSE ON TESTS TAKEN SOONER THAN IT HAS BEEN...
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