Dr. Dwight De Risi, MD

Dr. Dwight De Risi, MD

Breast Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 70
Dr. Dwight De Risi, MD is a breast surgery specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1973 and specializes in breast surgery.

1010 Northern Blvd Ste 102

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Dr. De Risi's Experience

Dr. De Risi's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Breast Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Breast Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. De Risi does not have any board certifications listed.

27  Conditions Treated

19  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
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Skin Grafts
  • 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.


  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1973
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • North Shore University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Roswell Park Meml Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1980

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. De Risi has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. De Risi has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. De Risi's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. De Risi to family and friends
25 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

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Dr. De Risi's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I was a patient of Dr. De Risi for over 10 years. He dropped me as a patient in Jan. 2017. The reason is he forgot the Hippocratic Oath and through the years he devoted himself to money not his patients. He had the taste of a very rich lifestyle and this replaced eveything else. Right now he...more
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Welcome to a magical experience...The Vision of Michelangelo....The Surgical Skill of Michael DeBakey....Unsurpassed knowledge of breast disease...Genuine compassion...Don't look back.....
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Dr DeRisi has a good rep in LI but I was less than impressed. I found him very inappropriate ie talking to me (just diagnosed) & my husb about how much more the plastic surgeon makes than him, and pushing you in direction to make more $/partner with others, rather than taking the time and...more
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Very caring MD with excellent bedside manner. Skilled surgeon. I would definitely recommend him. No long waits at office appointments. Most of the front staff are pleasant and helpful. Nursing staff are excellent. I enjoy attending the support group they have monthly. Would be great if they...more
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I consulted with Dr. De Risi based on high recommendations that he received from an acquaintance of mine. However, I was disappointed with the experience. I left the visit feeling ill informed. I definitely felt that he allowed me to falsely believe that I was a good candidate for a lumpectomy...more
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