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Dr. Elias Rizk, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male

Dr. Rizk

Dr. Elias Rizk, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and more.


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(800) 243-1455

Dr. Rizk accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
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Dr. Rizk's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizk treats Hydrocephalus more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Rizk treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizk treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rizk treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rizk treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rizk treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Rizk's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Ataxia
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Elias Rizk, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hershey, PA and has been practicing for 7 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Alabama Childrens Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Pennsylvania State University / College Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2012
Penn State
Residency Hospital
2012

Languages

  • Arabic
  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Rizk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rizk

4.9

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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I was diagnosed with a brain tumor may 23 2017 on May 24 2017 he removed 95% of it on may 25 the 5% was completely gone. He explained everything very well so that my family and I could understand. I am greatly thankful for dr rizk considering the fact my tumor was the size of a softball it caused a shift and my 1 ventricle was shut I am very thankful for dr rizk I couldn’t ask for a better surgeon
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Dr Rizk is an excellent Dr I have been trying to get Doctors to listen to me for years that I was having shunt issues and no one wanted no part of it. Thanks to Rizk for revising my VP shunt. I highly recommend him to everyone. :)
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My 8 year old daughter was suddenly diagnosed with a brain tumor. Dr. Rizk met us at the Children's Hospital and was able to get 99.9% of the tumor out He was there EVERYDAY and made sure that we knew that he would also be placing the shunt that she ultimately needed. He was amazing and would recommend him to anyone!!
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We were very fortunate to have Dr. Rizk treat my husband when arriving in the ER at Penn State Med Center. He is a knowledgeable, compassionate and excellent neurosurgeon. We would recommend him highly. Michele and Mike Beres
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My husband has had excruciating back pain for many years, and only considered surgery as a last resort when he could hardly walk anymore. Dr. Rizk saw my husband quickly when we asked for an appointment, and was able to do surgery within a week. We are beyond thrilled to report that Dr. Rizk's surgery has released him of all back pain. Repeat: All of his back pain is gone. Dr. Rizk is highly skilled, gentle and humble, and we praise God for leading us to him. We are happy and grateful.
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We feel very lucky to have gotten Dr. Rizk as my father's surgeon. He saw my father immediately after he arrived at Penn State Hershey Med. Center by Life Lion. Dr. Rizk performed an emergency Craniotomy, and saved my Dad's life. He is very skilled, and is a caring and compassionate physician. He responds and answers questions quickly. He treats my elderly father with dignity and respect. I would highly recommend Dr. Rizk to anyone!!
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he has been amazing with my son Tyrick Grant even when we was unsure of things he would also call and follow up. I couldn't ask for better to treat my son. Thank you DR.Rizk
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Penn State Health Neurosurgery

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    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
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